The Upside of Tough Times

Televangelist Robert Schuller once famously said, “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” Admittedly, it's a somewhat clever turn of phrase and if you've actually made it through a difficult time, it certainly would make you feel proud of yourself for be so strong. For that matter, if you've had a particularly calm life … Continue reading The Upside of Tough Times

Is Trump the Death Knell of a Compassionate America?

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” A bronze plaque in the iconic Statue of Liberty proclaims those words. It is a call to what liberty, what … Continue reading Is Trump the Death Knell of a Compassionate America?