Colorblindness

I used to feel enlightened regarding racism when I could proudly say I was colorblind. I enjoyed interacting with people of different color or ethnicity. I felt comfortable.  I felt nonjudgmental. That was until...

A Tough Look

Recent events of blatant racism in our country have set off strong responses on all sides. Hate, violence, compassion, and love have been spoken, acted out, and streamed. I find myself disoriented by both...

Sabbath

Social distancing, job loss, economic downturns, disease, and death are making this time treacherous for many people. I know the horror of watching someone die on a ventilator (my beloved husband, Jim Banks) but...