Guilty as Charged

The jury got it right. Why does it feel like for the first time, a policeman will actually be held accountable for his wrongful actions? As my daughter says, the police are here to enforce the law, but they are not above it. I’m so relieved. I’m not joyous. I’m just able to breathe. ThisContinue reading “Guilty as Charged”

Fighting for Equality

The cornerstone of wellness is feeling safe. We cannot feel safe if we do not feel equal to others in society, and none of us are truly safe until this is accomplished. But as long as there are those in this world who would count any life as less meaningful than their own, equality willContinue reading “Fighting for Equality”

On the state of things…

It’s been a rough few months for America. On top of the pandemic, which has disproportionately affected people of color, we’ve seen yet another surge of violence against blacks, including at the hand of police brutality. It’s so overwhelmingly sad, incomprehensible, and distressing. I feel insignificant in the struggle to fight for what is right.Continue reading “On the state of things…”