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Compassion and integrity

Dear President Trump,

Lately when finishing my private LKM prayers I’ve been sending out additional intentions for us all to behave kindly and respectfully. This morning, though, I landed on compassion and integrity and for some reason the deep connection between the two was apparent to me in a way I’d not grasped before. 377 more words

Love And Compassion

Transformation and Healing in Relationships

Relationships are created to assist both souls learn their lessons and balance their misdirected energy. When the lesson is learned, the karma is cleared and the contract has been fulfilled. 959 more words


"in the presence of my foes"

Dear President Trump,

A line from Bobby McFerrin’s “Psalm 23” has been stuck in my head since yesterday; “She sets a table before me in the presence of my foes.” It’s like my brain has been worrying it the way my tongue would worry a loose tooth, not quite sure what to make of it or do with it. 428 more words

Love And Compassion

Off the rails

Dear President Trump,

In honor of Presidents’ Day, and because I think you need it quite badly, I’ve been doing tonglen for you off and on pretty much all day. 440 more words

Democracy Under Siege

Don't just mouth platitudes

Dear President Trump,

When I saw David Nakamura’s WP article yesterday quoting you as having said “answer hate with love, answer cruelty with kindness” in your address about the mass shooting in Florida on Valentine’s Day I wondered whether my messages are somehow getting partially through to you. 377 more words

Love And Compassion

Moral quandaries are us

Dear President Trump,

Last week there were pieces in the WP about two people who quit their jobs and I would really like to get them together for one of those “Table for Three” conversations that Philip Galanes hosts for the NYT. 399 more words


"The Westing Game" and "The High Road" Reviews

I’m back with another book review, and to open up this month of February, here’s a double book review of  “The Westing Game” by Ellen Raskin and “The High Road” by Terry Fallis! 612 more words

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