Social Justice

How You Can Build a Better Peace

    I thought I would start 2016 with a list of single steps any one of us can take towards building a better peace. 1. Quit watching the news. Whether you get your news online, from the TV, out of a local newspaper or via NPR on the morning commute, just turn it off. You don't need… Continue reading How You Can Build a Better Peace

Social Justice

Peace

I recently wrote an email to one of my state legislators, Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa, asking him not to let fear get the better of compassion, by slowing and stopping the immigration process for refugees fleeing war in Syria. I received a written response from Senator Grassley, for which I am thankful. His letter closes… Continue reading Peace