Mulligan Moments of 2016 – Public Activism Edition
Thanks, Lou Cinquino, for giving attention to a worthwhile redevelopment project in the Lehigh Valley. We hope to have “Mulligan Moments” breaking out all over the region, but kudos to Catasauqua for being first!
Sometime a mulligan is more than just a mulligan. It’s a way forward that breaks abruptly with the past and establishes a whole new perspective on the world. Here are two Mulligan Moments that may be harbingers of new understanding and appreciation of what’s best about our great nation and the towns that we live in.
The most startling and emotional moment came at the contentious location of Standing Rock, when a gathering of veterans offered a very public apology for transgressions of the United States government, military, and citizens upon the native peoples of the land of North America. Seeking forgiveness is a humbling step. And accepting forgiveness is a tremendous gift to all parties involved. May this moment be the mulligan that heals and protects and brings peace and justice to our nation and our Native American family.
A dear friend and inspiration of mine, Joyce Marin…
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