Last week at this time I was with a group of motivated college students. They are a group of student leaders who were selected into their positions for the express purpose of building community in... Read More »
Community: How Sweet It Is
There are two sides to this story.
Today I will tell one side and then, tomorrow, tune in to see what I have to say about the other side.
The thesis of today's story is Community.
It's a post about the charm of watching boys turn off their t.v. screens to gather in their garages and dream up ways of making money.
And they were greeting strangers and then talking to them face-to-face, instead of anonymously hiding behind the anonymity of social media and reducing all interactions to 140 characters.
This little lemonade stand is a symbol of how enriched our lives can be when we keep it simple and focus on the essentials of community:
The time and inclination to be with others.
An awareness of the talents and gifts you have to offer.
And a willingness to get out there and be vulnerable, so you can share them.
That's the first side to this story. Tune in tomorrow to see the other side.