Community · fear · hate · Pr

Peace Be Upon You

Originally posted on Around ZuZu's Barn:
Protected by darkness last Thursday night, a hooded figure crept up to the Community Center of Masjid Al-Hoda. He smashed a window with an ax, painted anti-Muslim graffiti on the front of the Mosque and then, like the coward he is, ran away. This afternoon, people of all…

Community · humor · · reblog · Redwoods · Roots · Trees

Intertwining Roots – A Lesson on Community

Originally posted on joanneeddy's blog:
Redwood trees have always impressed me. From a seed no bigger in size than a tomato seed, they grow as tall as 35 story buildings. In fact, their height helps them survive in dry seasons as it helps them live on only the moisture they are able to extract…

blogging 101 · Community · Cultures · Empathy · kindness · Parables · Re-blogs

Cultural Empathy: The 10 Dimensions of Cultural Value

Kathy Hauisen shared this post on her blog HowWiseThen <>. This guest blog was originally posted by LEAD (Living Every Day As Disciples) – a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod. Lynn is a member of Living Word in Katy and a Spiritual Director. Her focus is on, “Seeing the sacred in… Continue reading Cultural Empathy: The 10 Dimensions of Cultural Value

Motivation Mondays

Motivation Mondays: COMMUNITY

This week’s Motivation Mondays’ topic is ‘Community’ in anticipation of UN Day and the Make A Difference Day this Saturday, October 24. Millons of volunteers across the nation will join in with a common mission: to improve the lives of others. “Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.” Anthony J.… Continue reading Motivation Mondays: COMMUNITY