“Among the greatest of all services is the education of children, and promotion of the various sciences, crafts and arts.”
Finally, for the last 15 years I have been living in mainland China and Hong Kong. Again, where I am from, you might ask? The Earth is my country!
Why I do what I do.
To help others to give selflessly, freely and generously of your time, your resources, your energy and your heart is of paramount importance in life. Our inner human reality, our spiritual essence, even our fundamental happiness, all hinge on our dedication to the service of others.
More and more research is showing that when one focuses on service to others, it not only builds closeness and interdependence, friendship and joy amongst people, but it also brings about kindness ,love and unity within communities.
A library is indispensable to any educational institution. Helping to sponsor a public school library in Blantyre, Malawi was a blessing for our family.
“Regard man as a mine rich in gems of inestimable value. Education can, alone, cause it to reveal its treasures, and enable mankind to benefit therefrom.”
Research has shown that children need about 4-6 involved, caring adults in their lives to fully develop emotionally and socially. What better way to address this need than to reach out to our elderly community for that intergenerational connection? These weekly visits to the elderly homes bring so much meaning and purpose to our life as we grow into adulthood.
“Connections between generations are essential for the mental health and stability of a nation.”