Virtue of the Week: Charity

When it comes to charity, anybody can fake virtue for an audience. To stand on a soap box and look “Oh so good” You can’t fake it in others eyes, but ultimately your ego is your strictest judge. You know… that man or woman who is looking back at you in the mirror. Most people […]

Things left undone

It isn’t the thing you do, dear, It’s the thing you leave undone, That gives you the bitter heartache At the setting of the sun; The tender word unspoken, The letter you did not write, The flower you might have sent, dear, Are your haunting ghosts at night. The stone you might have lifted Out […]

Virtue of the Week: Charity

SCHLECTER FARMS GREAT CORN Schlechter Farms in Brooks, Oregon grows award-winning corn. Each year they enter their corn in the state fair where it usually wins a blue ribbon. A few years ago a newspaper reporter from the Statesman Journal in Salem interviewed Schlecter Farms and learned something interesting about how they grow their corn. […]

Virtue of the Week: Charity

Justify your membership in humanity today by measuring your life by what you have given rather than by what you have gained, by what sacrifices you have made rather than by your acts of self-preservation, by the time you spend for others, rather than the time lavished upon yourself, and by the love that you […]

0-9, Win, Lose, Learn

[do action=”vfpagestart”/] “Winning is a great deodorant. When you win, you smell great and everybody loves you. When you lose, you stink and people don’t want to be around you.” So you are probably going to go 0-9 this season? Sure, you are planning on keeping things positive for the kids and you have shined […]