Who is our neighbor?

who is our neighbor

  We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty. Mother Teresa   I fell this morning. In my driveway, and much harder than I have […]

Help your child develop their creative thinking

creativity

  See the world anew and write down the bones of it.   A.D. Sams   Creativity is a sign of the real genius that lies within us all. Children tend to learn quickly, and figure out how to apply their knowledge to their everyday life situations. But,  inventing something new, creating something original, that is different. People […]

The value of true friendship? Priceless

friendship

   Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything. Muhammad Ali     There is an old commercial that MasterCard resurrects periodically that talks about the value of things and moments. And, that’s what I want to spend a few minutes […]

Music from Mess, Treasure from Trash

landfill-violin

Imagine a slum built on a landfill. Picture craftsmen fashioning musical instruments from the trash. Hear music from the mess–and hope. The LandFill Harmonic makes music from the trash people dump. In a landfill as big as hill. A slum on a landfill called home to families who live off the trash. The trash belongs […]