In August we had the privilege of producing a video about a school backpack charity event. What struck me most in watching this event unfold was the evidence of commitment. Sure, there’s the
commitment of the hundreds of volunteers who collect school items, pack school bags and distribute them. It pales in comparison to the commitment of the families who come to get the backpacks. Continue reading
Tomorrow is Veterans Day, the day we honor all armed service veterans and celebrate the signing of the armistice that ended World War I. In a way, it’s a day to celebrate living in courage. I’m convinced that if
Courage exists in many forms and can be found anywhere.
you have never served in the military, you can not fully know the courage it takes to go into battle and to fight. To live inside a war and knowingly put yourself in harm’s way. To risk being maimed. To kill or be killed. Continue reading
Yesterday American voters had the chance to elect or re-elect their public representatives and to voice their opinions about ballot issues. Yesterday, the American
Listening can be hard and making assumptions about what another has said can lead to a fracture in a relationship.
people spoke their truth. Now it’s time for those elected to honor their promises to us. I’m not sure we know what those promises really are. I’m not sure that we really heard what all the candidates have said over the long campaign season. Worse, I’m not sure that those we have elected have heard what we really meant. Continue reading