I'm a "still waters" person so can surprise folks who think they have me 'pegged'.
I believe in the mysteries of all possibility; I believe the source of all knowledge lies within; I believe we have learned to sell ourselves short - individually, socially, and across the globe in human endeavor.
What Gives Me Hope
My own refusal to remember to carry discouragement for any length of time.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
I would refuse to be treated as if I really knew more than anyone else, and would begin to turn clamors for answers back on those clamoring.
What/who changed my life and why
There is no single, or even a small collection, of experiences that has fundamentally changed me, but there are uncountable moments of learning and insight along the way, some from very humble sources.