Commemoration & Hope in April

The first two weeks of April are filled with significant commemorations, and I’m not even talking about Easter and Passover. April 4th of this year was the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. April 9th was the commemoration of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his execution by hanging at the Flossenburg concentration camp…… Continue reading Commemoration & Hope in April

With Gratitude to all the Women: A Rock, A River, A Tree

“A Rock, a river, a tree.”  These are the words that open Maya Angelou’s Inaugural Poem from January 20th, 1993.  A rock, a river, a tree.  I’ll come back to you shortly. Today is March 8th, International Women’s Day, and I find myself wanting to give thanks.  All my life, I have been surrounded by…… Continue reading With Gratitude to all the Women: A Rock, A River, A Tree