Fear, Danger, Courage

“Fear creates danger, and courage dispels it.”
Henry David Thoreau

Dear friends,
Many of us are rightly concerned about the future of our country. The times we live in are perhaps the most uncertain of any in our history and our fears are well-founded. There are many politicians that we don’t agree with – ones that we blame for all that is wrong with our country. However, I refuse to respond in blame and ugly name-calling. Someone recently called me a coward for that. Maybe so and yet blame and anger have never moved a conversation forward. In fact they are the tools that sustain our divisions. We recently celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He is my example of courage – to speak the truth of his own vision without attacking the character or Continue reading