Lately, we’ve been watching the US election process with hope, as we’ve seen ideas put forward that are connective, caring, and considerate of the needs of the whole of society.

What we desire is balance.

A balanced person is both strong and caring; they value themselves as well as others.

Two balanced people who join together in partnership can be happy because they share these qualities and mutually support each other “through sickness and health.”

So too, a community of balanced people can be vibrant, productive, and generous as long as the social and environmental ecosystems they create are regenerative – restoring and replenishing even as