where the writers are

Deborah Rodney's Blog

RSSSyndicate content
Jan.19.2012
I’m about to make a confession. Not because I need absolution or a penitence exercise. But because life is a journey, and all along the way there are interesting twists and bumps. When I was a juggler in a theater company, we used to perform seven-minutes of cascading club-passing on the streets,...
Continue Reading » 1 comment
Nov.19.2009
JUST A THIN LAYER OF PAINTBy Deborah Rodney Maybe we don’t have to create peace. She’s right here, already. Peace is waiting for us to remember what she looks like. It’s true we’ve had a distressing lapse for the last 6000 years or so, but she hasn’t gone anywhere. In fact, there are plenty of...
Continue Reading »
Nov.11.2009
A BROKEN OPERATING SYSTEMBy Deborah Rodney The bad news is the global economy is failing. Many of us have lost our savings, our homes and our healthcare support or live in fear of losing them. Americans, for example, lost 1.3 trillion dollars in savings, home values and other material wealth in the...
Continue Reading »
Sep.17.2009
BALANCING ACTSBy Deborah Rodney Keeping the faith that we will find our way out of the fear and violence gripping our world is probably the hardest thing we do. Every day, our collective pain is played out through countless acts of wretchedness from a rampaging father to the unfathomable reminder...
Continue Reading »
Sep.10.2009
THREE FINGERSBy Deborah Rodney I’m about to make a confession. Not because I need absolution or a penitence exercise. But because life is a journey, and all along the way there are interesting twists and bumps. Some of the bumps are higher than others and take more effort to climb over but I’ve...
Continue Reading » 4 comments