The Spirit of Play

Our “ethics matters” theme for June has been “play,” although I think of that more as an over-arching theme for June, July, and August.  Like other mammals, we play when we are young — and sometimes when we are not so young.  What are you...

Doing Our Part for Democracy

Democracy means rule of the people, where a majority can take action, while protecting the rights of vulnerable minorities.  But democracy doesn’t work if the people don’t speak up. There’s another election coming up this month in New York City.  I...

June 2021 Sunday Sharing

Donations to RYSEC for Sunday Programs in June 2021 will be shared (50%) with two different causes: June 1-7: Donations to Sunday Sharing from June 1-7 will supplement our Racial Justice Speakers Fund, which enables us to pay more just honoraria to Black, Indigenous,...

Making Life Better

It happened more than 20 years ago, but I can remember it like it was yesterday.  One of those moments so powerful, yet so simple. I was driving down a city street I’d driven down hundreds of times before. The light was green, and I drove through it.  I think I’m always mindful when I’m driving of what’s going on around me, even when the light is green.

The Story of Love

I’ve been thinking a lot about love lately.  Not the kind of intimate partner love (though I’m glad to have that in my life), but the expansive love that is wider than our personal relationships.  The Revolutionary Love conference reminded me again of the...

May 2021 Sunday Sharing

Your contributions to Sunday Sharing during May 2021 not only support the Society, but also a just, humane, and rehabilitative justice system. Donations to RYSEC for Sunday Programs in May 2021 will be shared (50%) with The Fortune Society, one of the most successful...

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