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There is art and science in the work of weaving relationships. At heart the work is paradoxical. It requires a big vision and many small micro actions. It requires unfailing belief and comfort with ambiguity. It calls for rigour, strategy and flexibility.
After living with resentment and anger for many years after his son was diagnosed with severe autism, Ted has learned to harness those negative emotions, make peace with his life, and turn the anger into creativity and become an agent of change.
That thing that happened to the south of us? Smart, caring people are dealing with it. In fact, they have been dealing with it for some time. Here is some recommended reading so you can think critically and contribute to the conversation.
Money is power as the saying goes. Learn about Social enterprise as it is being used to address poverty, social isolation, addiction, employment and a host of other social and environmental challenges.
The common good that makes our lives both possible and enriched does not happen by chance. We organize ourselves in order to learn, care for our needs, provide health care, worship, express ourselves artistically and myriad other goals. This organizing also includes formally registered charities.
Hospitality is about generosity, security, refreshment and refuge. It maintains and deepens bonds among family, friends, and offers protection, provision, and respect to strangers. It is a source of trust, connection, and social cohesion