Tag: election 2016

  • Continuing to try to be the change

    Continuing to try to be the change

    A few months ago, I had the opportunity to spend a weekend with a group of women in Upstate New York at an oasis. An oasis of intellectual thought and civil discourse, things I felt were missing from everyday life in this election year. The oasis is called Chautauqua. It’s mission statement declares that “it is […]

  • Faith Without Works is Dead

    Faith Without Works is Dead

    I held back the tears because I knew that if I cried, it meant that I didn’t have faith and that things were actually over. I was disgusted. I heard loud chanting and cheering through my dorm walls and it was then that I realized that I was not safe. I knew that going to […]

  • WE’RE GONNA BE ALL RIGHT

    WE’RE GONNA BE ALL RIGHT

    This morning we all woke up to what seemed like a nightmare. Donald Trump, the little bully (and by “bully” I’m being nice) who actually got elected despite his racist ramblings, his belittlement of women, etc., has, against all odds, become President of the United States. Sometimes the bully wins, and when it happens we […]

  • The Most Frightening Election of My Life

    The Most Frightening Election of My Life

    When George W. Bush was running for president, it was scary. I couldn’t think of a worse outcome than having George W. become president. Yet, I find it even harder to believe that a man as unstable, dishonest and dangerous as Donald Trump is actually being considered to lead our nation at this crucial time. […]