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Two-Generation Approach Best for Addressing Cyclical Homelessness and Poverty

The Denver Post recently published an investigative article shedding light on the physical, psychological and emotional effects of homelessness on school-aged children. Without stable housing, nutritious food, clean clothing and transportation, homeless children are frequently absent from school, transfer schools, perform more poorly on tests, are left back and have low graduation rates. 1,120 more words


I made the Shortlist!

This morning I was absolutely thrilled to discover that My Food Odyssey had made it to the Shortlist in The Blog Awards Ireland. I’ve been continuously trying to improve the blog since I launched it early last year. 123 more words

Someday When Things are Good

A country classic of yesteryear begins with the somewhat startling lines,“Someday when things are good, I’m gonna leave you. I can’t seem to leave when things are bad.” Whew! 1,191 more words

Abundant Life


The Village on Sewanee Creek is located in rural Tennessee, the “Volunteer State”

“Voluntary” is a key word in our community. Expectations, demands or compulsory involvement are kept low in favor of personal choice and personal circumstances. 645 more words


Ron Paul: The battle is between liberty and interventionism, not Republicans and Democrats

This is why Ron Paul is optimistic about the future. …


Ron Paul: The Battle is Between Liberty and Interventionism, Not Republicans and Democrats… 131 more words


World Food Shortage Is A British Policy Success

World Food Shortage Is
A British Policy Success

by Marcia Merry Baker April 2010

Photo: USGS.

American methods of advanced agriculture can feed the world, but the British policy is to create food shortages. 5,244 more words

Human Rights


“We are so accustomed to the comforts of “I cannot”, “I do not want to” and “it is too difficult” that we forget to realize when we stop doing things for ourselves and expect others to dance around us, we are not achieving greatness.

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