MLK Day: A Day Of Service-Perhaps Setting The Table For Years For Service

Posted January 15th, 2018

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. day. Unlike others, I’m working today. Some see this as an extra federal holiday and day off. But in recent years, there has been a push to make meaning out of this day in the eyes of Reverend King by making it a national day of service. When I […]

10 Ways to Become Infected with ‘Helper’s High’, Even After a Cancer Diagnosis

Posted May 25th, 2017

Did you know that giving and volunteering stimulate the reward center in the brain, releasing endorphins and creating what is known as helper’s high? And like other highs, this one is also addictive. My husband, Gary, volunteered at Shepherd’s House, a men’s rescue mission, three mornings a week for two or three years while living with terminal […]