A few weeks ago a brown bird decided to make her nest in our lemon tree. I knew at the time it was a bad idea, as we have two very playful, boisterous, barky, bouncy dogs that would make her life stressful. My intention was to dismantle the nest as she built it until she got the message and went to a safer quieter location. I couldn’t do it! I saw how hard she worked and it just struck a chord in me, as a mother who worked so hard all by myself … [Read more...] about The fledgling that interrupted our lives
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We all have a burning passion for philanthropy and positively contributing to the lives of others! What is the difference between Philanthropy and Charity? The difference commonly cited is that charity relieves the pains of social problems, whereas philanthropy attempts to solve those problems at their root causes (the difference between giving a hungry man a fish, and teaching him how to fish for himself). – Wikipedia It is with great … [Read more...] about What do Warren Buffet, Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Lillian Bettencourt and Fiona Briffa all have in common?