Tag Archives: Affordable Housing

The differences between us

I am sitting in my little downtown coffee shop right now. To my right are two people, an older man and a younger woman talking about candidates they are looking at for a job with their company. Behind me are … Continue reading

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The purpose of life

“The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.” – Rainer Maria Rilke He goes by the name of Popeye. He couldn’t remember the story of why people started calling him that but he liked it enough … Continue reading

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Thin places

I have a very large garden pot on my patio that years ago I fashioned into a fountain filled with goldfish. I love the sound water and the combination of hearing the gentle splash of the fountain and the activity … Continue reading

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The world according to Ben Carson

“There were other immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships, worked even longer, even harder for less. But they too had a dream that one day their sons, daughters, grandsons, granddaughters, great grandsons, great granddaughters might pursue … Continue reading

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What a roof means

“I like to sit on the porch and let the sun rest on my face”- 9 year old living in a home-built for her family by Habitat for Humanity I have been very fortunate in 55 years of living that … Continue reading

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Having Enough

Have you ever thought about what you need, what you have and is it enough or is it too much? I wonder about this all time. I work with non-profits as a volunteer and as an adviser primarily in the … Continue reading

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