Moving Forward

A recent discussion with my 9 year-old granddaughter about improving her skills in soccer and softball, ended with some grey hair wisdom to her: Each day say to yourself, “I am better today than I was yesterday, but not as good as I will be tomorrow.” As we enter Easter Read more…

Compassionate Responsibility

I am now in year 15 as a volunteer resource provider, former board member and mentor to homeless men on the Eastside of Lake Washington assisting Congregations for the Homeless.  It is a privilege to have spent thousands of hours talking, writing resumes, making trips to the hospital, court or job interviews, bringing Read more…

Homelessness…Now An Agenda Item

When I started serving homeless men 14 years ago, their presence in Bellevue, WA (and Seattle) was an annoyance to the community, you know, like a paper cut on the finger.  Now in Puget Sound and Eastside Cities, it is like an ongoing agenda item on city and county council meetings, newspaper columns and on Read more…