Tag Archives: neighbors

Sharpening the Axe

A borrowed ATV covered with mud and a faucet with no handle: recipe for frustration? Nah, God’s got this! Continue reading

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Neighbors in the Hood

Guys out doing stuff on a Saturday morning, picking up the aftermath of a small windstorm, demonstrate that being a neighbor is a matter of choice, not circumstance. Continue reading

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About the Neighbors

When it comes to quality of life, the neighborhood you live in might be more important than the city… Continue reading

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A Very Convenient Truth

Having someone show up to do something you dreaded doing… how else can you explain that except “Divine Providence?” Continue reading

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What Goes Around

Raking up leaves that you know came from your neighbor’s trees might lead to unexpected insights… and a neater lawn. Continue reading

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The Incredible Wealth of Scraping By

Making my way across the freshly mowed grass in the last hour of daylight, I see Ben and his mom outside their tiny, rough apartment. Smoke drifts out from a small grill and Ben is bent over the front wheel of a small bicycle. He looks my way, straightens up and waves, “Hi, Doc!” Continue reading

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Deep Stuff

Our response of help to others might be based on our empathy, spurred by remembrance of our own needs in times past or in anticipation of those in the future. Continue reading

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