Tag Archives: Talking About Giving Back

Be The Mirror, Not The Light

“We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own. ” — Ben Sweetland If you find it difficult to talk about giving time, charity, or service to others because you feel it shines a light too … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 264 – Peace

(Two teens here in Beaverton had their homes vandalized on 9/11. I’m asking everyone to reads the blog post linked here. Then add a comment to show compassion and courage in the face of bigotry. I will pass on the … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 257 – Teaching Our Kids About Abuse Through Volunteering

Thanks to another challenge on sparked.com, not only was I able to provide them some feedback, but I was able to include my children as well.   Like most parents, I am uncomfortable talking about the birds and the bees. I’m … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 195 – Bolder Giving

The board of Sherwood Town Criers Toastmasters will be receiving an officer training course from me tonight.  This blog has been primarily dedicated to giving one’s time. But today, I got to hear about giving one’s money. I had the … Continue reading

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