Tag Archives: Hunger

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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An Easy And Fun Way To Give Back

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.” — Mother Teresa There were a lot of well-fed people. Sitting at the train station waiting for our exchange student Mariana to get back from downtown classes, I saw … Continue reading

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Defining Homelessness

“Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit.”  — Eli Khamarov, Lives of the Cognoscenti It’s easy to think of homelessness as the guy with the newspaper laid out over him, trying to sleep in an alley. Yet, today … Continue reading

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More Than A Hill Of Beans

“The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.” — Diogenes Laertius College is a no-brainer for some people. It’s a no-brainer that kids will go to college in some families and some college students certainly act like … Continue reading

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Every Story Is Different. Every Story Is The Same.

“There are no random acts…We are all connected…You can no more separate one life from another than you can separate a breeze from the wind…” — Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven I found the McDonald’s I was looking … Continue reading

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