Navigating a Health Challenge

Navigating a Health Challenge

If you stop by this blog regularly, you may know that last summer I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Given how common cancer now is, it’s highly likely that you or someone you care about has been affected by it. It kind of stuns me to know that one in eight females...
In for The Long Haul

In for The Long Haul

Since President Trump has taken office, change is coming fast and furious. It’s one assault on constitutional rights after another. One unacceptable cabinet nomination after another. One outrageous public statement after another. What are we to make of these events?...
Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Our ninth Quest2017 prompt comes from Desiree Adaway, a Principal of the Adaway Group. She helps professionals and organizations succeed through transition and growth, and takes on and leads difficult conversations on race, diversity, class, and gender. Desiree asks...
Coming to Grips with This Reality

Coming to Grips with This Reality

Dearest friends, We went to sleep last night with this reality: Donald Trump is our president-elect. Upon wakening, there it was, unchanged. What Todd Kashdan says is true: I think you'll be surprised at what can happen when a legion of strong, warm, and wise...
This Year, A Campaign

This Year, A Campaign

What do I, a Jewish secular humanist, make of the high holy days? I haven’t always known how to live these days. What has evolved for me is this: they are a time of meditation and reflection on the year ahead. This Year, A Campaign This year I carry out a...