Where I’m finding hope

“I simply can’t build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery, and death. I see the world gradually being turned into a wilderness, I hear the ever approaching thunder, which will destroy us too, I can feel the sufferings of millions and yet, if I look up into the heavens, I think…

Americans of Conscience Checklist: Week of June 16, 2019

133 weeks down, 72 weeks to the presidential election. The AoC Checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and respect. To stay engaged through challenging times, we practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration. I value democracy. ▢ Actions 1-8: Ensure that local governments count every single vote in 2020. The president can’t…

Who writes the future?

Rely on human goodness. Stay together. – Meg Wheatley  How do you keep doing this? When people ask me how I personally persevere in this political climate, I have a very different answer today than I did two years ago. I have come to understand that I’m one of many in a movement toward justice,…