Independence Day 2006

Happy 4th, but are you really? Independent, that is. When are we truly independent? The German philosopher, Kant, had the idea that we were not yet mature or independent if a book takes the place of understanding, or when an outside authority takes the place of conscience, or a doctor is given greater authority over…

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Independence Day 2003

This is the month of firecrackers and flags. There is however, an even bigger commotion and celebration going on in many of us right now that gives Independence Day a whole new meaning – one that is not about war. It is about a state of mind and spirit. I have found independence when I…

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