Cascading Gratitude

Gratitude: inspires cascades of generosity, and to give gratitude is to be the richer, not the poorer, for the giving. - William J. Jackson, Seven Myths of Philanthropy; Seven Opportunities in Understanding

I came across this quote a while back and my mind and heart are drawn to the implications of deep gratefulness. Recently I was visiting my hometown of Atlanta with my children, and as we were driving home one evening I looked up to find the “Hot Now” sign on at Krispy Kreme doughnuts. I couldn’t resist.

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Dare to DREAM!

This Saturday morning, August 4, something extraordinary is going to take place on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis. The story centers around the Arsenal Tech Football team. Tech has a rich history of victorious seasons, abundant fans, and all the things that come to mind when you think of high school football. But time and circumstances have decayed a once thriving environment. Almost a metaphor for the decline of the Near Eastside, the gorgeous architecture of the stadium has deteriorated and is now in great need of attention.

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