A personal account of cultivating the ‘Can-Do’ American attitude through college years, illness as a volunteer and struggle with mental health. Here’s to the best of America.Continue reading “America, we courageously can”
I draw from my American education at the University of Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Barack Obama’s ‘Yes We Can’ presidential campaign to offer a short reflection and mantra exercise.Continue reading “The ‘Can-Do’ affirmation”
What becomes obvious from Barack Obama’s latest best-selling book, A Promised Land, is that he wanted to tune into a bigger picture, something beyond his own ego and ambition. Over time, he aligned his own will with the will of the American people.
He learned to deeply listen to his constituents as well as to those from outside his reach. With his family and team behind him, he brought promise to those who believed in a humanity that is enhanced through a shared sense of pain and suffering.Continue reading “Our ‘Can-Do’ attitude”