Social Change Category

Gratitude Practice Cures Winter Blues

Living in Alaska, winter darkness descends with overwhelming longevity. And when days are marked by more grey clouds and rain than snow, the bleakness is devastating. Yet, I wake up, snuggling under my covers and think, “I’m grateful for this warm bed.” When I get up, I’m grateful to be able to turn on heat […]

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Five Reasons Grateful for M. L. King, Jr. Day

Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr., saw that still in the second half of the 20th century the descendants of slaves, on whose backs this country’s wealth was built, were still unable to enjoy the promised freedoms, equality, and pursuit of happiness written into the American constitution and law. He accepted the charge to work for the achievement of those […]

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Practice Gratitude with the Avaaz Community

Avaaz Photo I have participated in Avaaz internet actions for years. For those who do not know, in the words of the Avaaz team, Avaaz is an extraordinary community of hopeful, practically idealistic people who choose to sign a petition or donate money when no one is looking. This organization has successfully delivered petitions, with millions […]

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Welcome to My New Website

My plan was to launch this change in January but my lack of technical know-how created this early inauguration. For all of you dear readers who have followed Rigzenchomo – you will be redirected to my new site skywalker storyteller works (still a WordPress site). This site is still a work in progress. But, you can see […]

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Please Support My Big Idea for Change

I’m an active e-mail activist. In November I added comments to the Big Ideas Project asking for what change I’d like to see in this country. I didn’t realize it’s a large effort to influence political legislation. The top 20 ideas will be presented to Congress. People can vote on ideas. To my surprise I received an e-mail yesterday […]

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