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Homeless Grow Food for a Shelter

This story comes from Heather Dockray at Good magazine (by way of the Huffington Post). It’s about a life-affirming project in Atlanta.

“Good, local, nutritious food shouldn’t be expensive,” she writes, “and shouldn’t only be enjoyed by people who can afford it.  147 more words

Non-starter homes

The government’s flagship house building policy is 200,000 new “Starter Homes” by 2020. The policy was launched with a fanfare by the Prime Minister during the general election campaign with the words “a home of your own” emblazoned behind him: a sentiment that Shelter would certainly endorse. 620 more words

Housing

Structural improvements

After Dave left some comments about structural improvements to my out-building I felt I must try to address issues he had raised.  Not sure if I understood everything correctly, but I hope so!! 112 more words

Lapland

I'm Bored...

(Psalm 91:1-16) Learn to be grateful for boring, uneventful days. For the mundane, and the monotonous. And for seasons that lack excitement, action and drama. 144 more words

One Thing Above All

Psalm 27 is rather long but one of the few verses that our lectionary has chosen for today says it all for me. If I could only have one request of God, I hope it would always be the following, so well expressed in this translation: 34 more words

Oh, The Places You'll Go

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes
You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
You’re on your own.  And you know what you know. 20 more words

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