America’s Table

America’s Table Thanksgiving 2020. With all the chaos and heartbreak that defines this year, I’ll bet you this –America’s Tables will look and feel a lot different. In the midst of turkey and all the trimmings, there will likely be talk of COVID tests and Zoom meetings. Virtual school and mask wearing. And the giant…

Art Finds A Way

Even in the age of COVID and the relentless assault on civility, art finds a way. It finds a way to heal, to inspire, to engage and to elevate. It connects us to each other and reflects our common humanity, while it illuminates and captures the power of our stories. My guest this week understands…

The Path Forward

Join our new initiative and CLICK HERE to upload your video submission. Election Day 2020 has come and gone. The votes are still being counted. Now the real work begins: forging The Path Forward. As I share my thoughts on the subject in this week’s podcast, I invite you to join me in Our Voices…

Peeling Back the Pain

What if I told you that the path toward healing our divides lies in peeling back our pain? Are you willing to go there? My guest this week on Our Voices Matter is more than willing. In fact, he uses his lived experience to help others navigate that treacherous, yet transformative path. Aaron Layton is…

Domestic Terrorism & the Path to Empathy

It starts with dehumanizing “the other.” It can lead to domestic terrorism. Recent headlines out of Michigan provide yet another horrifying example of how far we’ve gone astray. Those accused of plotting to kidnap and do harm to Governor Gretchen Whitmer put her humanity aside, to prove a point. Their point. Those who disagree be…