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We gave him a purpose

We met Robert a few months ago at The Family Center.  He is my favorite story.

Robert took the trolley into town to run his errands and got caught in the rain.  884 more words


Because poverty comes in all shapes and sizes

Many of my favorite stories take place within our thrift store “Common Threads”.  It is an extension of the Family Center and helps us to reach more people in need.  862 more words


Our Embroidery Kickstarter Launched!

Thanks to all of those in the community that have already joined in to make this project happen. I’m going to hand-embroider one-off pieces  for each element in the periodic table. 58 more words


Two Grandmothers, Red and Blue

As I watched, with a heavy heart, the acute and often venomous polarization leading into,  through, and following the recent presidential election here in the U.S., I found myself thinking of my two grandmothers. 1,124 more words

Heart Wisdom

'Common Threads' a novel by Doris Ray

Paperback 5.5 x 8.5 in
206 pages
ISBN: 9780981073583


“Ray’s book is part biographical, part fiction with a hard-edged look at racism in Canada during the early part of the last century. 474 more words