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Capping Off A Weekend Of Service With A Good Laugh

“The most wasted of all days is that in which we have not laughed.” — Nicolas Chamfort, translated from French It was great fun at SnowCap Community Charities this weekend with my daughters Tessa and Hayle, to wrap up a weekend … Continue reading

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The Hidden Scourge Of Struggle

“Here is a population, low-class and mostly foreign, hanging always on the verge of starvation and dependent for its opportunities of life upon the whim of men every bit as brutal and unscrupulous as the old-time slave drivers; under such … Continue reading

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Where Should We Eat Tonight?

“A hungry man can’t see right or wrong. He just sees food.” — Pearl S. Buck A few months ago, a church here on the west side of Portland was faced with the real possibility that it would have to end it’s … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 262 – A Ray Of Sunshine

Every winter the rains come. With the rain comes gray skies, drizzle, an occasional storm, and quite a few complaints. But in Beaverton, Oregon there is always a ray of sunshine. The Sunshine Food Pantry has served the needs of families … Continue reading

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