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Restoring Faith

“...the planet…. desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers …” ~ David Orr

Do you want to have faith in your country restored? For me, a visit to the Library of Congress is as good as the doctor’s orders. Stepping into the foyer of the LOC is overwhelming; the architecture, a sight to behold!

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There’s much work to be done to update the collection of 838 miles of bookshelves (120 million volumes of books) into digital forms and to lead the LOC into the future.

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Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman leader of the LOC and an African-American, was been given the task. She hails from nearby Baltimore, previously head of the Enoch Pratt Library.

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I’ll be sharing more about our American treasures, the Museums of Washington, DC on SowtheHeart.com.

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