Five Principles for Making the World Better

Vanessa Kara with Charity:Water- is using her abilities to make the world a better place. She lists five principles: ONE: start simply, TWO: adventure beyond what’s comfortable, do things that make you uncomfortable, THREE: choose presence over perfection, soccer taught her about achievement, now she focuses on what can happen in a day, be intentional….

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Searching for Signs

Since the war broke out in Ukraine in February I have seen a woman in my neighborhood in Beaverton, Oregon wearing a blue and yellow color-block rain jacket. Every time I see her I am reminded of the people in Ukraine and wonder the significance of her jacket. Today, I was out walking my mini…

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Bridgetown Sack Lunches

On May 30, 2021, Teresa and I are getting together to assemble some sack lunches for the homeless. Bridgetown Church in Portland, Oregon, gathers sack lunches assembled by volunteers and distributes them to the less fortunate through Because People Matter to local soup kitchens and shelters in the Portland area. These lunches make a big…

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