Faith, Policy, and the Environment: Interview with Supervisor Penny Gross

Supervisor Penny Gross is the current Supervisor for the Mason district of Fairfax County, which she was first elected to in November 1995, and was re-elected to her sixth term on November 3, 2015.  Supervisor Gross also serves as vice-chair of the Board, as well as the chair of the Board’s Personnel Policy and Reorganization…

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Two Steps Forward… (February Newsletter)

In a time when there’s tension between justice and love, how do we fight the hatred without becoming one who hates? Here on the local level, where neighbors have to look each other in the eye, there is still civility and respect . . . even among people who disagree. Read on for good news…

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A 12-Step Program for a Healthy Mind and Environment in Today’s World

While digesting the recent election results, I’ve considered how to cope and to protect what we value.  Here is my tentative 12-step program.   Accept the Electoral College result, but do not acquiesce in a policy rampage against the climate, the environment or the health and welfare of people and ecosystems.  The pro-environment candidate got…

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