“We rise by lifting others” -Robert Ingersoll

The Future

“Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” -Neil Postman

Be a part of the change that is meant to be- fast or slow- to make the good, then better, and to strive for the best. “Some changes occur suddenly like a brilliant flash of lightning striking across a dark sky. These changes are stunning, exciting but can be quickly forgotten. Other changes happen slowly,…

“While we do our good works let us not forget that the real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.” ― Chinua Achebe, Anthills of the Savannah

Whatever we are waiting for – peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance – it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart. -Sarah Ban Breathnach Relax Be grateful Give back

“We are not here on earth to see through each other, we’re here to see each other through.”

Ways to make the holidays really worth while

“There is no happiness in having or getting, only in giving.” – Henry Drummond December the high point for many during the year- when families gather, cheer is shared, gifts are given. The concept of including the less fortunate in the holiday happiness is not a new one, and while serving at the soup kitchen…

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls

Every year on the 25th of November, the world recognizes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls. Although many members of society need protection year-round, this date up until the 10th of December, Human Rights Day, is a special time to raise awareness and take action against gender based crimes,…

¨Human rights are not a privilege granted by the few, they are a liberty entitled to all, and human rights, by definition, include the rights of all humans, those in the dawn of life, the dusk of life, or the shadows of life.¨ -Kay Granger

¨A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.¨ -Marcus Garvey

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt