The Importance of Reaching Out To Strangers

I am, by nature, an introvert. I’m shy and find it hard to talk to strangers sometimes. There have been occasions, however, when I felt compelled to talk to a total stranger when it appeared they needed help. You never know what someone else is going through and sometimes just a kind word can turn … Read more

Cast Your Bread Upon The Water

When I was young, we often took family vacations in our van, which had an 8-track. We’d listen to The Imperials over and over, pretty much until the tape wore out. I recently ran across some of those old tunes on iTunes and downloaded them. I couldn’t believe they were actually available, but I was … Read more

Why Minimalism?

Even before the economic downturn forced people to scale back, there was a movement gaining momentum that believed less is more, that simpler is better. This movement to simplicity and less is called minimalism. In a society where materialism runs rampant, it’s an interesting concept and one worth exploring. I certainly do look for ways … Read more