Our Daily Walk

March 17th, 2011
Written by Terez Howard in Our Daily Walk with 1 Comment
A man was robbed, beaten, and left for dead. A religious leader ignored him, walking on the other side of the road. Another religious man passed by him. Both were of the same nationality as the hurt man.A third man, moved by the sight of this helpless individual, took in the scene with pity, but he did not share the victim’s background. In fact, these two backgrounds traditionally hated one...
March 8th, 2011
Written by Francesca Biller in Our Daily Walk with 0 Comments
As I embark on a meaningful journey to my mother’s homeland of Hawaii to write a book about my family’s experience during World War II, this trip will be one like no other I will ever take: revealing truths and stories previously untold, but surely never forgotten once they are shared.In all families, there is “that one story” that seers and bonds the family legacy together, and in mine, our tale...
February 15th, 2011
Written by Wendy Innes in Our Daily Walk with 2 Comments
We’ve all heard the saying that “money is the root of all evil,” but according to an international Reader’s Digest poll, money is in fact the root of most stress. The study examined the sources of stress from 16 different countries, and the hands-down the winner was money, with nearly 50 percent of Americans citing money problems as the primary source of stress in their lives.Residents of other...
January 6th, 2011
Written by Francesca Biller in Our Daily Walk with 0 Comments
I can’t remember the very moment that I fell in love with the written word, but it must have been somewhere in between learning how to walk amongst the high, brambling leaves in my backyard, and discovering the secret ingredient in my grandmother’s winter beef stew.My first memories are visual; single words that I used to scrawl with crayons near my bed, words that I learned as my father read to...
November 29th, 2010
Written by Rita Rizzo in Our Daily Walk with 3 Comments
A myth held by some Americans proclaims that we do not have “real poverty” in our nation, and that real poverty is only present in Third World countries. However, we can easily dispel this myth by simply visiting the homes of generationally impoverished families whose daily nightmare is one of living forever trapped in deprivation.As a social service consultant, I have visited these homes for...


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