Believing is Seeing

Maybe we’ve had it backwards all along. It wouldn’t be the first time. Maybe Ralph Hodgson is the one who had it right: Some things have to be believed to be seen These are discouraging days in a lot of ways and it is very easy to lose faith in our government, our media, andContinue reading “Believing is Seeing”

Confessions of a white ally

First, I dislike the word ally to describe a person in my circumstance. It sounds like I want to help someone with their struggle, but the struggle against injustice is also mine. In fact, the responsibility to fight injustice falls heavier on the beneficiaries of that injustice than it does on the victims. I haveContinue reading “Confessions of a white ally”

Don’t Believe All You Read In The Headlines

It is disturbing to watch the fabric of reality being torn in two. Each reality seems, in the eyes of its beholder, to be absolute and inviolable. To me, it seems obvious that we should take the advice of medical professionals to maintain social distancing and wear a face covering in public to contain theContinue reading “Don’t Believe All You Read In The Headlines”