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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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Should I Get Involved?

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:  “If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?”  But… the good Samaritan reversed the question:  “If I do not stop to help this man, what will … Continue reading

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Because It’s My Home

“I give. Because it’s my home.” — requoted by Melia, HandsOn Portland Program Manager There’s a lot of talk about community. We work in communities, we shop in communities, we exercise in communities, we drive in communities, we worship in … Continue reading

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Shadows In The Light

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. Washington D.C. is a town built on liberty. Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln all stand tall here. … Continue reading

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Because Someone Cares

“Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.” — Martin Luther King Yesterday, as I was getting my oil changed, the attendant and I struck up a conversation. … Continue reading

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