Tag: Keeping Perspective

Redefining “Crisis”

There’s a financial “crisis” looming in my son’s school district. State budget cuts, California’s notorious Prop-13 and any number of other factors have created a perfect storm of budget deficits that have swelled class sizes and threaten programs that the kids in the district enjoy. The community, through our amazing school foundation, contributes more than …

Some Perspective on Perspective

I’ve long said that perspective is easy to find and difficult to keep. Recently, it dawned on me why: Perspective has become an excuse not to find solutions for our problems. We often just sweep our challenges under the perspective rug instead of cleaning them up. Just because we’re grateful for what we have doesn’t …