Celebrity Chef Chris Nirschel Cooks for the Homeless
Cause Celeb highlights a celebritys work on behalf of a specific cause. This week, Chris Nirschel shares with us, via email interview, his work with The Food Bank for New York City.After 28 years, The Food Bank for New York has become the citys major hunger relief organization and one of the largest food banks in the country.
The Relationship Between Gifts & Community
Wherever I go and ask people what is missing from their lives, the most common answer (if they are not impoverished or seriously ill) is "community." What happened to community, and why dont we have it any more? There are many reasons the layout of suburbia, the disappearance of public space, the automobile and the television, the high mobility of people and jobs and, if you trace the "whys" a few levels down, they all implicate the money system.
What Ive Learned About Learning
We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself. ~Lloyd AlexanderI am a teacher and an avid learner, and Im passionate about both.Im a teacher because I help Eva homeschool our kids OK, she does most of the work, but I do help, mostly with math but with everything else too.
How To Make Peace With Imperfection
If you look closely at a tree youll notice its knots and dead branches, just like our bodies. What we learn is that beauty and imperfection go together wonderfully. Matthew Fox
The Second Glance
Have you ever cringed at the sight of a human being who is physically disfigured? David Roche, who was born with a facial disfigurement, spent years trying to hide from himself. At middle age, he discovered his inner beauty, his spirit and his strength, and he has dedicated his life to helping all people find the inner beauty within themselves and in others.
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