THIS YEAR, WE RESOLVE…

As these words are written, it is now 11:45 pm on Dec 31, 2018, a time of year when the average person thinks about “New Year’s Resolutions”  -- those sometimes fanciful, sometimes heartfelt desires to be stronger, healthier, better than before.    At this crucial time in the country and the world, we need societal resolutions,. ... Continue Reading →

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E pluribus unum*

With so much discussion and rhetoric revolving around immigration and the foreign-born these days, it is instructive to look at more than just the emotional aspects of the topic.   If we view the societal and economic effects of immigration on the United States over the years, it becomes apparent that innovation and imagination (long considered... Continue Reading →

Living in an interfaith world

Cultural Crossroads holds respect for all cultures, which, by definition, also includes all religions and life philosophies (the term "life philosophies" includes all forms of belief and non-belief, whether that belief involves a deity -- like Christianity or the Baha'i Faith -- or does not -- like Buddhism or atheism). Cultural Crossroads, therefore, supports and... Continue Reading →

A personal celebration

The best way to celebrate the 241st birthday of the USA may be to do nothing – to revel in the freedom that we have to commemorate the day in whatever way we feel appropriate.  We have the freedom to gather for fireworks – or to stay home and read a book.  We have the... Continue Reading →

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