Currents August 2020

I grew up firmly in the grasp of my mother’s extended family. We gathered monthly at the home of her grandmother or an aunt or uncle and the adults visited while the children played. We ate a hearty meal, laughed, told stories, and learned more about ourselves in the learning about each other. If my…

Our Family Capital

We generally think of capital as an asset something great to have, definitely desired, valued, and respected. I wonder if we’ve ever stopped  to view our family in the same way?  Imagine what could happen in our world if we chose to really see each member of our family, the human family,  as an asset with the same…

There’s Been a Change in My Family

What we know as the definition of the traditional family has largely centered around age and life cycle functions for hundreds of years.  Couples are married, bear and raise children, launch them into the world, spend a few golden years together; and then ultimately, their earthly ties are broken by physical death.  You can also…