Driving through Beverly Hills yesterday, a large metal sculpture on the median strip caught my eye. From several blocks away, it looked to be a perfect red circle mounted against a white backdrop.
Imagine. It’s July 4, 1776. You live in Philadelphia. You’re twenty-five. You hang with Betsy Ross, who is 24, Alex Hamilton, 21 and Tom Jefferson, 33. It’s an exciting time, it’s a wild ride. You have a vision for a new form of government. Like Abe would later say—of the people, by the people and for the people.
It takes courage to run for Congress—especially now. You couldn’t pay me to do it. But I’m on the team that is lifting people of character onto a bigger stage. I’m part of the village that is raising the bar. I’m discovering that courage can be contagious.
This guest post written by Kristy Turner originally appeared on February 7, 2017 on Keepin’ It Kind. Text and graphic re-posted here with generous permission. This dark and, frankly, very terrifying moment in US history has lit a fire inside many people that normally don’t get very political. I’m one of those people. I’ve always […]
Unlike some people whose sense of home ends when they walk out their front door, not so for Judy and Dadla. Their sense of home extends to their entire community.