Many, perhaps most of us were taught as children to say “You’re welcome” when someone thanked us. But how often do we say that now? And what does our response show us about the role of gratitude in our life? Drawing on the book Grateful by Diana Butler Bass, JRUUC member Erik Gunn offers a reflection on transforming our paradigm of gratitude from one of debt and power to an ethos of shared abundance and true welcoming.
Our Share the Plate for July 30 and Aug. 6 will be the Ho-Chunk Housing and Community Development Agency. The nonprofit provides members with rental and down payment assistance for quality, affordable housing, and offers programs to meet the Ho-Chunk Nation’s social, cultural, and community needs.