Category Archives: Inspiration

The Spirit of Liberty

John Adams has been on my mind. History remembers Adams as our first Vice President and America’s second president. He was on the drafting committee for the Declaration of Independence and argued eloquently for its passage.  After July 4, 1776, … Continue reading

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Me Too

Sexual harassment is probably as old as the cave man.  It’s certainly nothing new in Washington. I saw or heard about sexual harassment daily when I worked on Capitol Hill.  I also experienced it more than I care to remember. … Continue reading

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Dependence Day

It is the best time of the year – the seasons of thanks and giving. For me it’s particularly meaningful when I consider how quickly one follows the other and the relationship between the two holidays that mark the end … Continue reading

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A Manifesto for the Moment

WE ARE WHAT WE BELIEVE  Sometimes you have to say something: I believe that love is stronger than hate. I believe faith is stronger than fear. I believe hope is stronger than despair. I believe in the fundamental goodness of … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Love

Kafka said, “The meaning of life is that it has an end.” The meaning of love is that it does not. There is a piece in each of us that is God’s piece.  This is the thing we call our … Continue reading

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