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  • Blog
    Tue, 3 Jul 2012
    Health Care, God and Nature

    Congressman Paul Ryan(R-WI) appeared Sunday, July 1st, 2012 on ABC’s “This Week” with George Stephanopoulos to decry the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 which he, along with others who oppose it, refers to as “Obamacare.” Congressman Ryan was... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 15 Jun 2012
    The Spirit of Work

    “The Spirit” is a phrase with many connotations. It can mean ghosts, or the Holy Spirit of the Trinity, or the “soul”, or just the enthusiasm for one’s high school or college. On the evening of June 13th at Intersections International’s Power and Values program, The Spirit by whatever definition was... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 27 Mar 2012
    Gving Meaning to Trayvon Martin's Death

    The Trayvon Martin incident has brought to the surface deep conflicts and fissures in not just Sanford, Florida where the incident occurred, but clearly in the larger community of "black and white" America. The President's comments and the many other accounts of African American parents shine a bright light on the real,... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 27 Mar 2012
    ArticleThe Intersection of Life and Death (and So Much...

    Your pastor, Rev. Charlie Morris, and I were classmates at New Brunswick Theological Seminary. It was a different time then: the end of an era known as “the sixties,” a time of dramatic changes in the church, a time when the Vietnam War was still raging. One of the issues that confronted the church then, as it does now, is... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 27 Mar 2012
    An Emotional Call to Action: “Please don’t...

    This is in response to the tragic loss of Trayvor Martin and an emotional call for action so we then can manifest change.   more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 1 Dec 2011
    The Medicine of Laughter

    It's amazing. If we just allow ourselves to be present, so many lessons can be gleaned from listening to and watching children in their innocence, discover and Be. Below is an audio recording of a wonderful unfolding that I witnessed while on the train. I hope it speaks to you...   more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 1 Dec 2011
    Stink As Free Speech

    It appears that we want our protests to be neat, clean and smell nice. Isn’t it ironic, if you are a billionaire or a multi-national corporation with enough money to “Occupy” neon bill boards over Times Square, TV ads, direct mail  to millions of people, or sell cancer producing cigarettes -- the Courts will... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 4 Oct 2011
    Reflections on Ribbons and 9/11

    During the tenth anniversary weekend of September 11, I had the privilege of spending a lot of time in Battery Park, not far from where, a decade earlier, the horrific scene was unfolding as towers collapsed, clouds of toxic dust filled the streets, uncertainty reigned, people died. We had invited individuals, organizations, clubs and... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 4 Oct 2011
    On Being Interdependent

    The Jewish New Year is a time of deep introspection focused on one’s relationships with others and with the Divine. There is a wonderful discussion about that process by our colleague in the Leadership and Values Roundtable Rabbi Allen Lurie in his recent blog in the Huffington Post.  He talks about how easy it is to go... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 15 Sep 2011
    Being A Ribbon of Hope

    Some of the most meaningful moments in our lives catch us by surprise.  So it was, when last Thursday I sent out a reminder to my contact lists that Intersections and its Prepare New York partners were launching a 9/11 Ribbons of Hope initiative.   Everyone was invited to come down to Battery Park to put a thought, prayer... more...

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