Who wants to live on autopilot? Who wants to be an ant marching through our life? Who wants to live mindlessly? And who wants to look at our grandchildren, someday at the end of our life, and explain to them, that we just didn't know any better, we simply weren't aware, we really didn't know to pay attention - to our water, our environment or our life?Read More
Water isn't just a practical issue. It's not only an existential issue. At it's core water is a spiritual issue. Holy water isn't simply what you sprinkle for Baptism or dunk within, in the Mikvah (Jewish Baptism). Holy water is what you drink, what you water the lawn with or what you pour down the sink.Read More
I have gotten to know the governor as he and the Chickasaw Nation are staunch supporters of Israel, consistently sending delegations to Israel and now working to build business bridges as well. The people of the Chickasaw and the people of Israel have so much in common, so much shared strength and resilience and so much to gain through this relationship.
Tonight in Israel, the Jewish people will turn to God in prayer during the final days of Sukkot, with a prayer for rain. It’s a beautiful ceremony. It’s a lovely gesture. And the Israeli’s have got it right. It is the finale, not the kickoff, in our quest for rain. First you conserve. Then you manage your water wisely. And then, and only then, do you have the audacity to stand before God and ask him for rain.Read More