UCSB And Seeking A Moment For Hope

Maya Angelou passed away today, and a friend of mine shared the following quote on Facebook: “The truth is, a lot has changed–for the good. And it’s gonna keep getting better, according to how we put our courage forward, and thrust our hearts forth.” The events in Isla Vista, the community beside the University of…

Of Giants Who Have Passed On From This Earth

Two great men who have influenced my life passed away during the past few weeks. Both are a monument of heroism, courage, perseverance, and exemplified the brightness possible within humanity. One was an international leader, an icon of freedom, human rights, equality, and peace. Another was a family friend, a keeper of warmth, humor, and…