Love & Fishes Bountiful Garden

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The ‘Love & Fishes Bountiful Garden’ is a sacred space where folks come together for a common purpose — to make fresh, organic produce available to our community and those visiting Haywood Street who have limited access to fresh produce. Barriers that commonly divide people from different  backgrounds or with different  life circumstances  disappear when they […]

Wake up call…

Grace & Peace, Y’all,  (be forewarned…I get a little “preachy” in this one) 🙂 Come cold, come rain, come gray skies…it cannot stop the warming embrace of our Creator from gathering us together on Wed! Even in the nasty weather, the line at 11:30 was out of the kitchen door!  Folks were standing in the […]


homeless please help sign February 2011

I was struggling with a heavy container of silverware, preparing for another Wednesday meal at Haywood Street, when the hand-made sign caught my eye. HOMELESS PLEASE HELP. My first thoughts were of sympathy for the person who must have accidentally left the one thing that might get them noticed on the side of the road. […]

Expectation, longing, hope…

In the season of Advent, we talk of anticipation, expectation, longing, and hope.  As a kid, I remember intense anticipation of Christmas Eve, waiting patiently (or not so patiently) for Santa to sneak his way into our home.  As a college student, the beginning of Advent marked the beginning of the end of a semester—papers […]