Getting Through by Helping Others Get Through
It looks as though the world is discovering what we here at GGC have already learned! Take a look at excerpts from Reporter Christian Caron’s Dec. 21 article in the
The Myth of the Silent Night
Newborns cry. Moms delivering babies are, well, not quiet. For that matter, I’ve not known hospital delivery rooms to be tranquil places. How much less so a home birth without
What Might Thrive in the Omicron Era?
Corona? Delta? Omicron? When will it stop? This virus didn’t seem to get the memo on world crises: they come, they’re bad, and then they’re, uh, over. So we can
Does It Matter What We’re Thankful For?
In the fall of 1970, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts held a commemorative Thanksgiving celebration on the 350th anniversary of the first landing of the Mayflower. The event’s organizers, including Governor
In Defense of the Game Night
Many don’t realize that when it comes to spiritual matters, there are actually two axes upon which to evaluate a given action or event. We can call something ‘religious’
When Being Good Doesn’t Do Any Good
For while your obedience is known to all, so that I rejoice over you, I want you to be wise in what is good, and guileless in what is evil.
Yes, Starting Something New Will Be Awkward!
By Norm Gordon and Guest Blogger Andrea Gordon If you’ve ever been to a church with any sort of formal liturgy, you’ll notice a specific cadence to the responses and
Upcounty Hub Opens New Center and Thanks Partners
On Friday, October 8, 2021, the Black Rock Upcounty Food Distibution Hub, under the dynamic direction of Ms. Grace Rivera-Oven, officially opened their new office & distribution center located at
Food Drive This Week!
The Upcounty Hub’s October Food Drive is open every day this week from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. I caught Marco Oven, Senior Program Coordinator at the Hub, Monday morning
Celebration As Survival
It’s a cup-half-empty world out there in 2021. After getting hit with a pandemic in 2020 that we still haven’t recovered from, it appears that bad news, already better for