Fruit of the Tree

This article was inspired by SoWashCo Two Fruit Trees of Achievement and Integration. The Tree of Equity and the Tree of Equality. But what if we don’t need a box to make us tall? What if the fruit we reach for is bad? What if being tall doesn’t make us whole? … There are also two fruit trees in the creation story of Genesis. The Tree of Knowledge and The Tree of Life. What if opportunity meets us exactly where we are, knows exactly where we have been, and can see exactly where we are going?

Tightly Knit

A PEOPLE I am Thankful for Over the past year I have immersed myself in city, district, and state matters. I have thrown myself into the middle of political campaigns. Not because I am particularly political, but because I have begun to recognize the importance of regular citizen engagement in politics. What if the goal of an election is not to “win” an election”, but is to bring together our people?

I have HOPE

Seven seeds of HOPE. I find HOPE in the space in-between, in God’s natural world, in friendship and fellowship, in the giftedness of children, in We the People, in parents on school boards, and in improvements to higher education. I often write about many concerning and alarming topics that I see happening in the GovernmentContinue reading “I have HOPE”

18 months Awake

A Round-up of my thoughts after the Panel Discussion How much can one person change in just 18 months? Consider a newborns growth in it’s first 18 months of life, and THAT is the kind of growth I am talking about! To be “18 months Awake” is like being born new, each milestone materializing intoContinue reading “18 months Awake”