Perpetual Good – The Other Side of the Heroic – Real Stories of Real People

Are you like me when you see a member of the armed services, you go out of your way to thank them for their service? It only takes a second - you can do it and be on your way, letting the soldiers - our heroes - know our appreciation for their sacrifice. It's easy …

Perpetual Good – Building Lasting Community – The Story of Sunnyhills – Part 2

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." This quote by Coretta Scott King accurately sums up the spirit and action of those people who not only believed that different races could live together in unity, they created their community around that ideal. Years after the community …

Perpetual Good – Building Lasting Community – The Story of Sunnyhills – Part 1

American history from the 1950's and 1960's is full of images of civil rights conflicts, and as many marches for equality as there were, there were an equal number of protests against fair and equal treatment of citizens of African descent. One notable story involves a little girl, Ruby Bridges who by entering William Frantz …

Perpetual Good – The Good of Taking Action

Our phones are wonderful, because they can tell us how much time we spend ingesting information. News and social media provide us with so much content, we can't keep up, and it can be a full time job taking in and regurgitating the content and opinions that we receive on a daily basis. The unfortunate …

Conversations on a Cloud: Dealing with Conflict and Controversy

This past week there was yet another reason for me to stay away from social media: another mass shooting at a school. This makes 18 so far, and we haven't even gotten to the third month of the year. While I have no answers to any of the issues, I do have some strong opinions …

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