Should we ask ourselves, and each other, especially in the midst of these tumultuous times, what is the news? Instead of the general “hello,” should we begin to ask about the children and the elders? Would asking those questions help us to adjust our focus? Could African greetings help all Americans, North, Central, and South, to make necessary course corrections in our thoughts and actions toward each other? … Read More And How Are The Children?
When I lost my job and couldn’t immediately find a new one, disappointment became my daily companion. As weeks, then months passed, my search for employment still fruitless, I felt myself sinking into a dark place. I constantly wondered what was wrong with me. I felt like I once felt in high school when most… Read More Five Things To Do When You’re Not Sure What To Do Next
The circumstances are dire but not irreparable, especially for the elders of our community. There are three ways to keep property taxes manageable for older adults.… Read More Losing Their Place: Illness, Disability, and Financial Reasons That Seniors Lose Their Homes
During the past several months I have experienced more peace, confidence, hope and joy than I have in many years. During this time our puppies tore the screens on our enclosed patio. Our dryer stopped getting hot. Sometimes the washing machine leaks. The truck has a transmission problem. The van, which was recently repaired, still… Read More Rebuilding in Peace