Tag Archives: Needs Of Others

The Cost And Value Of Giving Time

“Before giving, the mind of the giver is happy; while giving, the mind of the giver is made peaceful; and having given, the mind of the giver is uplifted.” — Buddha There is a direct relationship between the cost and … Continue reading

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Subtle Messages

“Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” — Neil Postman, The Disappearance of Childhood I took it upon myself to change the reader board at my daughter’s school tonight. When the kids come streaming … Continue reading

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Looking Inward – The Culmination Of Two Years Of Giving

“We *do* have time to make a difference.” — GiveOurTime.com Two years ago today, the day after Christmas, I sat at our dining room table. The kids were fighting, there was wrapping paper everywhere, and the Christmas tree was at … Continue reading

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Climbing In Her Skin

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view – until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” — Atticus Finch, by Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird I revisited an emergency last … Continue reading

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Two Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Go To Bed

“Life is never so busy that there is no time to serve.” — Author Unknown Tonight, after your busy day, when you lay your head down on the pillow, ask yourself two questions, “Who did I help?” and “How did I … Continue reading

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Reality And Truth

“The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. ” — Marcel Proust, “The Captive,” Remembrance of Things Past Take a good look at this simple picture of my daughters and 15 other teenage girls … Continue reading

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Supporting One Another

“Help one another; there’s no time like the present and no present like the time.” — James Durst Supporting each other can be as simple as listening, sharing a status update, or supporting another person’s humanitarian cause. Wendi, our neighbor, friend, … Continue reading

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