Novembro é tradicionamente um mês para expressarmos a nossa gratidão. No passado o fim das colheitas anuais, também um período para agrader a Deus pelas bençãos que ele nos concedeu. Nos dias de hoje, poucos de nós ainda vivem da colheita de subsistência, a não ser alguns poucos metros em nossos jardins ou hortas. Nós somos muito mais agradecios pelo mercado local e os produtos que encontramos nas prateleiras das lojas.
The loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg made the last few weeks tough, not just for the women of the United States, but for all of us. Justice Ginsberg was an extremely thoughtful and intelligent presence on the Supreme Court who expanded the civil rights of women in the United States, promoted the equality of men and women, and conducted herself with grace and determination on the highest court in the land. Her legacy will live on in spite of a concerted effort to undermine her efforts. I appreciate what she has done for women and, as a woman not married to a man, I could not have independently owned a home and business if it were not for her work as a civil rights lawyer, judge, and Supreme Court justice.
Due to the corona crisis, the near future is uncertain and we don’t know when things will get back to normal. Nevertheless, the European Kinship Meeting (EKM) is still planned for the end of August. We expect that by that time things will have gone back to normal.