No Dream Too Small Shared by: Gretchen Crowder I remember being struck by how skilled my grandfather was, as I looked from the small image of the table to the full-sized replica before me. He only had a seventh-grade formal education, but he had built a life from it. And he learned, somehow, along the way, all the tools he needed to build furniture, homes, and a future from which I now benefited…As he showed me each beloved piece, I realized he was showing me more than just beautiful works of art. He was teaching me, as he had for sure taught my father before me, to never look at a dream as if it were too small a thing to be realized. Read the rest of Gretchen Crowder’s reflection, What I Learned from My Grandfather About Art and Dreams.


Life Isn’t About Perfect Birthday Cakes 2

Life Isn’t About Perfect Birthday CakesShared by: Liz E.There is a memory that I have with my grandma from when I was about 7 years old that will always stick with me. I learned from her that sometimes things that might seem like a failure at the time can end up being a great memory…


Generosity of Spirit is More Impactful than Generosity of Material Things

Generosity of Spirit is More Impactful than Generosity of Material Things Shared by: Cara Witnessing my Great Uncle’s generous spirit throughout his life has made a lasting impact in my own life and has instilled in me an inherent value of generosity that I hope to pass along to my own children one day.