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Where are we headed?

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Noah’s Ark saved the world- What story will save ours?

The times seem out of joint. And once I say that, lines from Yeats jump into my head. ..Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The … Continue reading

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On the way to where?

Now that we have asked the first basic question, 1-Start with WHERE and realizing that WHERE is always defined by 2-  What WHERE is in between then the next question is 3-On The Way to Where? which means lets flesh … Continue reading

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Where are we- Depends on what we are in-between

Where are we? It reminds me of the Irish joke of the American tourist lost in rural Ireland asking the farmer,” Can you tell us which way to go to get to Dublin?” and getting the response,”Going to Dublin eh? … Continue reading

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Corona Virus- Where are we???

The news media have fallen in love with maps- to show where the virus started and where it is spreading. But we are less concerned with the geography of the continents and more worried about what we call the geography … Continue reading

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Can we open up a different conversation about the Corona Virus Crisis???

“So you ask me where are we now and where are we going?” Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy … 2008, I took a sabbathical and became the eager audience to the Presidential elections- Clinton v McCain … Continue reading

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From CaronaVirus to CaronaVirtue (To Mary)

All’s quiet on the Western Front No Paddys Day March No NBAA No hint of a brain at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave No tribute to Paul Goodbye to his Goodbye Gala We have 2 weeks enforced retreat Write your book, dear … Continue reading

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As Another Year passes into History- Living Stories revisited

“Living Stories” (LS) is alive and well and more powerful than ever. That was the conclusion we came away with last Friday when 50 members of AmeriCorps programs from across Maryland met to share their stories of service. WHY THE SURPRISE? … Continue reading

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Making sure you show up in your own story

  Tomorrow we have our fourth Annual Storytelling Festival for the AmeriCorps programs of Maryland. Our hosts at Casa Maryland and Pablo Blank always provide a warm welcome in their amazing space. Each year, we try different things and end … Continue reading

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RETURNING TO THE GROUND ZERO OF GRACE

  Thanksgiving is one pilgrimmage which, for most Americans, remains a solemn duty- causing family members in millions to travel today to get back home, to be back together with kith and kin one more time. It’s a mad rush, but … Continue reading

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