Monthly Archives: March 2012

A story of community and good food

I have always day-dreamed about having a few acres full of garden goodness, some chickens and a small orchard (of course the work involved isn’t really part of my fantasy).  But for now, I’ll make due with my small backyard … Continue reading

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See the need and respond

“We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say “It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.” Then there are those who see the need and respond. I … Continue reading

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The time is now to do something

Sometimes we get so caught up in our busy lives that we can stop noticing what is going on around us. The people that live in small towns down the road may be no more than a blur as we … Continue reading

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Applaude the good

When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy. Samuel Goldwyn – US (Polish-born) movie producer (1882 – 1974)  

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Find Your Courage

Margie Werrell is an author, life coach, and speaker who focuses on helping others be more courageous in daily life.  I thought her 12 Everyday Acts of Courage were a great way to start putting more courage into my own … Continue reading

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Draw your family circle

“The problem with the world is that we draw our family circle too small.” Mother Teresa – founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India -(1910 – 1997)

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The Courage to teach from the heart

Captain Bill Cannata of the Westwood Massachusetts Fire Department could be considered courageous simply because of the job he does day-in and day-out keeping his community safe.  But, as the father of an autistic son, Bill saw the need to … Continue reading

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