Focus on Courage This Fourth of July

By Michele Scallion | July 2, 2018 | 22 Comments

When you think of the Fourth of July what pops into your head? Home-made ice cream, fireworks, concerts, picnics, flags and streamers on kids bikes? Do you also think of courage, freedom, gratitude and faith? This holiday, which began to honor the risk taken by a group of men who dared to put their names […]

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“What Do You Love About Living in Your Country?”

By Janel Breitenstein | July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
What do you love about living in your country?

It was this past Tuesday that my friend Dana, volunteering at a local refugee center, found herself surrounded by a handful of adults with origins all over East Africa. She’d volunteered to tutor in English, and thirteen appeared that night, their skin in varying hues of cinnamon, cocoa, and dark chocolate, and their English capabilities […]

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