Tag Archives: Care

Care, compassion and empathy

As many of you know I work in the non-profit world of affordable housing. The organization that I am affiliated with owns approximately 500 front doors, units that we lease to the elderly, people with mental health issues, HIV/AIDS, and … Continue reading

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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 reason for the season

I ate a $46.00 New York Strip steak last night, well I ate half of it and brought the other half home. My wife and I were invited to a small company holiday party at a well-known restaurant. The ambiance, as … Continue reading

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The illusion of self-importance

“Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark.” – Carl Sagan When … Continue reading

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Despite our President

My wife and I have watched in awe as the people of Texas banded together and helped each other survive a horrible disaster. From the smallest, rescuing bats from the water under a highway bridge with a fishing net, to … Continue reading

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When status stunts your growth

I grew up in a very middle class suburban neighborhood filled with two style of houses, brick ranches and tri-levels. Everything and everyone was homogeneous. No one had a bigger or nicer house, and no one drove a fancier car. It … Continue reading

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The battle over our health

I watched a program last night, episode four, in a series called Life on the Line; The Lasting Impact. This episode was about Wilber “Wil” Alexander who has “sat at the bedside of the sick and the dying for the last … Continue reading

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