The Spirit of Generosity-Part 1

couple-1030744_1920Linda: Moses Mendelssohn, the grandfather of the well-know German composer, was far from being a handsome man. Along with rather short stature, he also possessed a formidable humpback. Once he visited a Hamburg merchant with a lovely daughter named Frumtje.


To Punish or to Teach?

little-boy-1635065_1920Linda: Years ago, I read a story about three families who were vacationing in the Catskill Mountains of New York. Each family had a son around the same age,


September is National Suicide Prevention Month

girl-1098609_1920We (Linda and Charlie) are both inspired by the stories of people who have endured great hardship and have come through the darkness, stronger at the broken places. We refer to their ordeals as “psychological rags to riches stories.” Some such stories feature people who have descended into such a dark mind-set that death itself seems preferable to a life of living in a relentless and unending hell of mental anguish.


Having An Impact on Others

We might make all the difference

Practically every adult who experienced unnecessary suffering in childhood has a story to tell about someone whose kindness, tenderness, and concern restored their sense of hope.”–Bell Hooks

Linda: This is a true story.