We need those face to face interactions where we learn the choreography of altruism and where we create those spiritual goods like friendship and trust and loyalty and love that redeem our solitude. When we have too much of the I and too little of the we, we can find ourselves vulnerable, fearful and alone.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

TED Talk


Here on the pulse of this new day, you may have the grace to look up and out and into your sister's eyes, and into your brother's face, your country, and say simply, very simply, with hope, "Good morning".

Maya Angelou

Poem for the U.S. Presidential Inauguration, 1993

Summer Festival