Before I saw the Dalai Lama speak at the Long Beach Convention Center this weekend, I lacked concrete expectations. I have never read any of his books, I haven’t listened to any of his speeches or watched any videos. All I knew was that he was Buddhist, everyone calls him “His Holiness”, and he is […]
This past week, I had the great fortune to see some truly exceptional young men and women graduate from institutions of learning. I’m not big on ceremonies, but there’s just something so moving, such a sense of closure and optimism, that comes with graduations. Oddly enough, the events seemed tempered by some strange graduation speeches.
Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Whether you have the day off or not, it’s nice to take a minute today to think of some of the amazing things Dr. King did to advance civil rights. Today’s Daily Goodie is a clip from MLK speaking in Montgomery on March 25, 1965. This isn’t a […]