Travel Ban

I can’t do it today. There can be no discussion or persuasion. There can be no patient listening. I find myself empty of compassion for the people on the other side of the aisle. Maybe tomorrow, I’ll have it in me again. Today, the Supreme Court upheld Trump’s Muslim ban,… Continue reading

How Can I Help You?

Last night I couldn’t sleep. I kept thinking about the children in detention facilities, separated from their parents, alone and frightened.

It seems I’m not the only one. When I walked into the office at 9, we had scores of backed-up voice messages from the weekend. The phone was already ringing before I closed the door and it rarely stopped for the rest of the day. Continue reading