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What’s your audacious goal for health?

Photo courtesy of Ted Eytan, MD MS MPH www.tedeytan.com A group of 40 leaders in health and health care recently gathered for a World Café to dialogue creatively about audacious goals for health globally and to advance a growing shift from improving health care to more proactively pursuing health.  It was part of the Institute for  Continue Reading »

Politics from the Heart: An Interview with Parker J. Palmer

After five years as a community organizer, Parker J. Palmer became enamored with the Quaker tradition of social justice. He believes when “we, the people” re-examine connections to beliefs and communities, it creates an opportunity to heal an ailing democracy. I encountered the work of Parker J. Palmer in the early 1990s, when a friend  Continue Reading »

“It was me.”

I was recently in South Korea leading Courage & Renewal programs in support of a growing movement there and had the opportunity to travel to an island in far southwest Korea. It was a cloudy humid day as we trudged up a little hill.  At the top we stood and looked out across the tidal  Continue Reading »