Shawn Nason

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Reinventing Our Rituals: Why We Need to Hold On to Our Traditions—But Not Too Tightly

As the year finally—thankfully—comes to a close, I’ve been thinking a lot about all that we’ve experienced in 2020. It took me all the way back to last spring, as the first waves of the coronavirus pandemic began crashing ashore and changed pretty much everything for pretty much all of us. I remember that at that …

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Shift Your Mindset and Move To Healing: Radical Relationships

What do radical relationships look like in America? Consider an episode of Black-ish in which Dre Johnson finds a girl in an elevator.  Dre begins the scene with a question: “What truly makes America great?” Then he steps towards the office elevator, where he finds a little white girl, alone and on the verge of …

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Healing the Great Divide: When a Red Man Stood Up for What Is Right

My hope is that we develop enough courage to develop courage. To try to have, try to learn to treat each other fairly, with generosity and kindness. Maya Angelo I’ve never understood this quote more than I do today. Just like so many of you, I’m struggling with our current world. So much tension. So …

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