Wednesday Wisdom- The Audacious Act of Silence

I do love me some Kwanzaa. This week’s wisdom  talks about Kwanzaa, the audacious act of silence and  thinking deeply about our lives and the world. As we look at the last 30 days of 2010 lets  recommit ourselves to our highest ideals, our best values and visions.May we all have the opportunity to use our gifts to contribute to the healing of the world.  Our purpose on earth is to love and demonstrate that love by action. I pleadge to love and learn  more in 2011

When White Apathy Sets In

This summer when my colleagues and I ran our Whiteness at Work program we talked about how every racial “awakening” or “reckoning” is followed by white apathy and blowback. Think Trump after Obama. An example I’ve seen lately is how colleagues who reached out to Black...

Sense of Urgency Keeps Us Disconnected

Sense of urgency keeps us disconnected One of the tools of white supremacy is busy-ness. This sense of urgency makes it so we do not connect on a deeper level. It allows no time for discernment, reflection or real repair. We’re busy all the time We’re busy holding...

Equity and Empathy in Times of Crisis

We are all at risk of this highly contagious virus, but for some individuals and communities, the impact will be more severe in terms of health and economic consequences.Racism and xenophobia have been ever-present during this crisis. Like the way we have treated our...