I don’t know about you, but I need a different summer season
than last year’s. We all tried to stay safe and limit our contact with others
hoping to minimize any potential exposure. In the process, it quickly became
apparent that human beings are also social beings. Interpersonal relationships
are essential to our emotional equilibrium and core humanity.
All of the stay-at-home instructions and the laundry list of
best practices served to ratchet up our collective caution. At its height...
Annual Conference 2021 is in the books. The first-ever
hybrid format that anyone has attempted to date. My hats off to our conference
staff for their fantastic ability to manage and merge all of the moving pieces of
technology required to host the event. This needed a ground-breaking level of
expertise to pull off. The first afternoon’s meeting had to be rescheduled due
to an unforeseen glitch in the technology.
While the conference staff, organizers, volunteers, and the
Bishop tried to pr...