6 Lessons on “Beginning”

In the scrapbook I have of my growing-up days, there is a photo of me on my first day of kindergarten, which was published on the front page of the Santa Ana Register newspaper. There I am, walking across 17th Street with the crossing guard, lunch pail in hand, proudly wearing my first-day-of-school polka dot […]

Engagement – A Fable Re-Imagined

It’s Monday morning. The Tortoise and the Hare are sitting in their cubicles working away. Well, actually, the Tortoise is working, albeit slowly, on the task her manager has given her. The Hare, however, is updating his Facebook. The Hare figures he’ll get his work done at some point today, but he isn’t in any […]

What if we had the courage to believe?

What if we all had the courage to believe – in the best of ourselves and the best of others? I recently saw two plays that brought this question to mind. The first one was the classic and groundbreaking play from the 50’s, A Raisin in the Sun.  For those that may not remember, the […]