Kindness Counts: The Rainforest Hero

Originally posted on Purple Almond Wellness:
Did you know that forests cover 30% of the Earth’s surface? (2) Trees are a very important part of our ecosystem. To name just a few things, trees… provide oxygen; combat climate change by absorbing CO2; absorb pollutants; prevent water pollution by preventing runoff; provide food; provide over 121 natural remedies; and  provide a habitat for wild life. (3)… Continue reading Kindness Counts: The Rainforest Hero

What trees teach us about LIFE…

Originally posted on Michelle Shrader:
For the past six weeks, I have been journeying with a group in Cape Town, reflecting on the messages of discipleship, hidden in the trees of the bible.  The bible is bookended with stories about trees.  In the beginning in the book of Genesis, there are two trees–The Tree of Life and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good & Evil.  The… Continue reading What trees teach us about LIFE…

Your donation improves beautiful Tweet Street Park.

Originally posted on Cool San Diego Sights!:
A recently improved section of Tweet Street Park on Cortez Hill. Volunteers help make this downtown neighborhood even more beautiful. Do you love Tweet Street Park on Cortez Hill? I feel very fortunate that I get to walk through the narrow but lush park almost every single day. Over the past weeks and months, I’ve noticed smiling volunteers… Continue reading Your donation improves beautiful Tweet Street Park.

Three dystopian short stories.

Originally posted on Cool San Diego Sights!:
Perhaps you’ve noticed I love to write fiction. I love to combine words. Words are tools that can dig toward truth. I’ve recently written three short stories that are absolutely dystopian. Not that I’m a pessimist. I prefer to smile and generally try to find and highlight good things in life. But I also strive to be intellectually… Continue reading Three dystopian short stories.