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Hunger

I’ve been thinking about hunger lately. Hunger and hungry seems to best describe oh so many things that we yearn for/are hungry for… peace, love, safety, ethics, leadership, security, food, water (safe water), healthy air to breathe, adequate shelter, livelihood, job, purpose, health, spirituality, connectedness, community, communication, faith, honesty, nature, and… I know there are […]

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Inspirations

When I give lectures and presentations, I often look for quotes that offer some extra insight or perspective or inspiration for the audience.  I also find that through my life, many of them have served as guidance and inspiration for me as well.  Here are a few of my favorites.  I hope you like them […]

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I realized that until recently, I held the typical stereotype of a person who is a “migrant”, to be in the large majority, male. Stories and photographs on migrant workers in all parts of the world with their hard labor working and living conditions contributed to this stereotype. While many human migrations are still dominated […]

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Sexual assault and harassment are not new to women, but the attention, insights, conversations and strategies to address this is much more on everyone’s minds these days. I’ve been wondering how I might be able to discuss this in my blog, and while I imagine I will look for ongoing ways to do this, this […]

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Here in the Pacific NW, Spring is a big deal…. It’s the revival of hope that the rainy/gray days will be less and less and eventually rare. Not everyone can tolerate these many months from roughly November through May/June… the gray, the wet and the dark can be stifling to the mood. I’m an Oregonian… […]

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Reflections on the New Year

It’s the beginning of the new calendar year and I can’t help myself but think about the western cultural habit of making resolutions. I was reading a bit about the history of this tradition: ancient Babylonians made promises and restitutions to the gods; Romans offered sacrifices to their deity and made promises for the coming […]

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Winter Thoughts

I’m writing from my cozy home in the rural lands outside of Portland heading towards Christmas. It’s the first non-school day of vacation for my 9 y.o. great nephew who sits beside me exploring you tube and his new-found love of Michael Jackson music. With evening “dance offs”, and morning rides to school listening to […]

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Late Summer Thoughts

We’re at the tail end of summer 2017, and a few things are on my mind. The total eclipse has passed, the number of and intensity of Western forest wild fires have been alarming, the number of hot days has been greater, and then there is the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. The eclipse path of […]

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