Take a moment to enjoy the American philanthropic Julian Bond song for the success that it is. The lessons of his song will have great meaning in the civil rights and social justice movements of today.
These are strange times -- on Wall Street and off. One minute you're up, the next you're feeling Standard & Poor's. Here are some songs to help us all through life's highs and lows -- and keep us all out of the emotional abyss.
I had the unusual experience of being asked to officiate at two funerals. While never exactly enjoyable, I find that they are reflection opportunities bar none. Nothing is quite as sobering as witnessing that final brief journey from surface to deep six.