Happy Soul Food Friday
This week: Equity is Bottom Up Healing & Self Care is Critical Especially for the Care Givers + Insights from Educators & Some Animal Comedy
Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week:
It is Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week across the United States.
Locally, 1 in 3 San Diegans are nutrition insecure.
Here is what we are doing about it, with your help. We made a $25,000 matching grant to help our brothers and sisters most in need.
If you are so inclined, just scan the QR code in the flyer below or use the link to make a donation. No amount is too small…
Here is a news clip that ran on KPBS and ABC News featuring Deacon Jim and Yours Truly:
Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week brings local businesses together – YouTube
And an Op/Ed we penned together…
Opinion: We all have a part to play in addressing hunger and homelessness. Here’s what you can do. https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/community-voices-project/story/2021-11-11/opinion-hunger-homelessness-san-diego
For our cherished Caregivers:
Health Care Professionals’ Spirituality and COVID-19
Meaning, Compassion, Relationship
The pandemic has been extraordinarily taxing for health care professionals. Now more than ever they need to take care of themselves.
This fantastic article shares both what they and we can do!
For our beloved Educators:
“I Will Never Do That Again”: Teachers Share Incidents With Students That Caused Them To Change Their Policies
“This realization shook me, and I still think about that student often.”
Teachers Are Sharing Experiences With Students That Compelled Them To Change Their Teaching Policies (buzzfeed.com)
For our animal lovers:
Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2021 Winners
Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2021 winners (cnn.com)
Thanks this week go to the Father Joe’s Villages & Mission Fed teams, and to Dr. Bill A. for the exceptional article.
Please pay it forward!
“The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire!”–Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
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