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Crossing the Line

Written by Guest Blogger Brittany Click (@BrittanyClick22) There are a lot of lessons from high school I didn’t start appreciating until recently. I overheard a quote the other day that took me back to one lesson in particular: “Be kind, … Read more

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Judge

Written by Guest Blogger Kate Gazaway (@ladykategazaway) The lights dimmed in the theater as the previews began. “You really don’t judge anyone, do you?” my friend quietly whispered to me. I turned to look at her and she was staring … Read more

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Home Sweet Home

Written by Guest Blogger Chasen Brokaw Home is a place where a family can spend time together, work out of, sleep soundly in, and above all, feel safe. A home is a place where we can experience love. When you … Read more

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He Wasn’t A Statistic

Written by CYNY Artist Relations Coordinator, Matt Follman (@MatthewFollman) The other day I road my bike down to the Daily Bread, a local soup kitchen in Melbourne. My decision to serve the homeless first led me to this Florida surf … Read more

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The End of the World

Written by Guest Blogger Michael Linsky (@MikeyLinsky) The world did not end on the 21st. You, like most, are probably not shocked by this, but I’m willing to bet that you considered the possibility. Regardless of whether or not most … Read more

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The Curb

Written by Blog Manager Katy Steele (@k_steelio) It was a dreary winter morning when we pulled up to the church building. It was 7 a.m., we were sleepy, and we were downtown. It was that time of year again —Breakfast … Read more

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More Than Surviving

Written by Guest Blogger Shannon Heath (@shannonericka) When I met Nick, I expected him to be fragile. I stepped into the hospital room and was speechless at the sight of him. He was just a normal fourteen-year-old boy, except his … Read more

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Joyful James

Written by Guest Blogger Emily Watlington (@emilywattles) His name is James, and he has the most infectious smile I have ever seen. He’s only three, but little James has probably been through more than most of us ever will. He … Read more

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The Mathematician

Written by Guest Blogger Melissa Hartwick (@MelissaHartwick) He showed up one Friday morning, the latest government placement in my foster home. I saw his energy, his disrespect for rules, and his rebellion, and I heard about how the police had … Read more

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It Starts At Home

Written by Guest Blogger Michael Linsky (@MikeyLinsky) I believe love can change the world. I’ve probably made this statement in every presentation I’ve ever given and everything I’ve written for the last two years, because truthfully, there is little else … Read more

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