The Conflict of a Nation and the Allure of Violence

Our nation is reeling on the heels of Donald Trump being elected the next President of the United States. Those who voted for him are excited for a change and those who did not are terrified of the change he might bring. Those who did not vote for him believe he ran on a platform […]

Is it Possible to Talk Politics Without Losing Friends?

And Can You do so with a Grounded Powerful Strength? I have found myself asking this question often during this election process. For the first time in history, we have a female presidential candidate running against a “non-political business man.” This election has gone so far beyond politics that it’s striking at the heart of […]

To Make an Educated Decision, Hear all Sides with an Open Mind

“Minds are like parachutes–they only function when open.” ~Thomas Dewar Closing your mind to views that differ from yours leaves you unable to make an informed decision. There is a strong pull for people to encapsulate themselves with information that confirms their strongly held beliefs. They may read only from sources that “confirm” their thinking, […]