Moving Away from Ungrateful

Despite being able to feel sensations like course and smooth, to think and ponder over nearly anything and everything we wish, and to listen to the chirping of the birds welcoming sunrise, we continue to grieve over things which, although trivial in nature, seem as insurmountable as a mountain. This idea of “making a mountain out […]

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Homelessness in a Big City

There’s no question that San Francisco is a beautiful place. Ghirardelli Square, Coit Tower, and, of course, the Golden Gate Bridge, are visited by thousands every year, making the city one of the nation’s largest tourist destinations. But, San Francisco also has one of the nation’s highest poverty and homelessness rates, with an estimated 7,000 to […]

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Heifer International

For most families, the holiday season means feasts. It’s a time when the whole family gets together so you can eat and give thanks. Some families, though, are not thinking about which foods to have at their feasts. Instead, they’re wondering if they are going to have any food at all. Heifer International is an organization working toward ending […]

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The Girl Effect

Germ U short courses feature learning experiences that will educate and empower you on even the busiest of days.  Each segment is under fifteen minutes, but is worth a lifetime of thought.  This week GirlEffect.org brings us the short film “The Girl Effect: The Clock is Ticking.”  In under four minutes, you can learn how […]

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