Small things with great love

Choosing acceptance instead of intolerance This weekend, my wife reminded me that the president’s “transgender military ban” had just gone into effect. Then she took a deep breath and exhaled, saying softly, “Kids are going to die.” As a crisis counselor for LGBTQIA+ youth, she would know. Experience has shown her the risk and reality…

Americans of Conscience Checklist: Week of March 31, 2019

124 weeks down, 83 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 equality. Support the dignity of your rainbow of neighbors from every religion, race, ethnicity, culture, gender,…

Americans of Conscience Checklist: Week of February 17, 2019

118 weeks down, 89 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. With respect and collaboration, we create a government for the people, by the people. ▢ Action…

Americans of Conscience Checklist: Week of February 10, 2019

117 weeks down, 90 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. With respect and collaboration, we create a government for the people, by the people. ▢ Action…

Americans of Conscience Checklist: Week of February 3, 2019

116 weeks down, 91 weeks to the presidential election. The AoC Checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and decency. To stay engaged through challenging times, we practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration. I value equality. Support the dignity of your rainbow of neighbors from every religion, race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual…