Why Hope and Stone?

Why do I call this blog Hope and Stone? To me, hope is a deep-seeded sense that goodness can prevail over darkness. But “stone”? Have you ever watched a craftsperson lay a stone path or construct a stone bridge? They start with an idea, something they hope to accomplish. Then they turn the hoped-for idea […]

America’s Quadrilateral of Crises

America is confronted with a quadrilateral of crises, four different but interrelated sociopolitical climate collapses in the same moment: the climate of ignorance as science-denying political leaders ignore a rapidly-moving environmental catastrophe that is devastating  America with raging fires, destructive hurricane-force winds, tornados and rising water levels; the shameful climate of lies and neglect from […]