Tag Archives: Hunger

A Glimpse Into Another Side Of The Story

“Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either” — Aesop We make many assumptions about life. But there are times when the tiniest glimpse out of the corner of … Continue reading

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“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” — Mother Teresa After taking my teenage son to his doctor’s checkup this afternoon, he was naturally hungry. On our way to the drive thru at our favorite local … Continue reading

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To Eat Or Not To Eat

“The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time.” — Willem de Kooning Did you have to figure out where your breakfast was going to come from today? Are you wondering where the money for supper … Continue reading

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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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Which Problem?

“Never worry about numbers.  Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.” — Mother Teresa Everyday, we read about tragedies and wish we could help. Many of these are problems – poverty, homelessness, violence, … Continue reading

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Mom’s Deserve Something At Christmas Too

“If [a food stamp challenge] becomes a distant memory then nothing’s changed. And so hopefully things like this can help expand our consciousness and motivate us to act on a more consistent basis.” — Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, New … Continue reading

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The Food Elite

” ‘I must do something’ always solves more problems than ‘Something must be done.’ ” — Author Unknown There’s been a lot of talk lately about raising the taxes on the wealthiest 2% of Americans. The argument goes that those … Continue reading

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The Small Things Are Not Peanuts

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” — Mother Teresa Yesterday was Giving Tuesday, a simple idea to break apart two frenetic days of shopping and allow the giving spirit of the holidays to shine through. … Continue reading

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Every Little Nail

“You give but little when you give of your possessions.  It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” — Kahlil Gibran Every little nail is needed to make a house stand. Every little tree is needed to … Continue reading

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Empty Plates

“Life is mainly froth and bubble Two things stand like stone — Kindness in another’s trouble. Courage in your own” — Adam Lindsay Gordon The caterer didn’t show up, so my plate was empty. Yet, an empty plate was an appropriate … Continue reading

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