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Bob Stilger

Facing Reality, Not Fixing Problems

We cannot “fix” the coronavirus. It is here. To be sure, there are many things we can do to mitigate the speed with which the virus spreads. I’m deeply appreciative of the many announcements helping us learn what we can do. This is a zoonotic virus, meaning it is one spread from animals to humans. This virus is anything but random. It is a direct consequence of the choices those of us with money have been making to consume, consume and then consume some more. The idea that happiness is a commodity that can be purchased by having and spending lots of money is an idea disproven time and time again.

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Ordinary People

Pausing as I write the phrase, ordinary people…. What’s really true is that I am just blown away.  I’ve spent the last three days meeting

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Quaking in Japan

My heart reaches out to Japan wondering what I can do to help.  How do I witness this disaster from a distance in a way

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Tadaima!

That’s what is said in Japan when one returns home.  “I’m back, I’ve been out in the world and I am back.”  ただいま. And that is

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Language of Listening

Last night I was having dinner with an old friend, Francesca Firstwater. We were catching up on our lives and our work. Francesca is one

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