2011 to 2021: Dr. Laine Scales

2011 to 2021: Dr. Laine Scales [Note: 10 years ago, Dr. Scales purchased the Good Neighbor property. Though this interview is not meant to be a retrospective, it invites us to appreciate ongoing commitments to the mission and vision first conceived 10 years ago.] For...

Easter Blessings

Easter Blessings   Jesus said “ I have come that you may have life, and have it more abundantly.” At Good Neighbor we believe that a life of abundance is to be shared in community with others. Some of us live daily life together at the Good Neighbor House, others join...

Sarah Flores and “Third Places”

Sarah Flores and “Third Places” Before reading Joelle’s posts about third places, I was unfamiliar with that concept. Now that I think about ways I might have experienced third places in my life, I remember mostly spending time in bookstores and the...

Joelle Axton: Part 2, Third Place & Good Neighbor

Joelle Axton: Part 2, Third Place & Good Neighbor This is the other half of Joelle’s reflection (see part one), where she explores how the Good Neighbor House aligns with the characteristics of a “third place.” It’s inspiring, and she...

Meet Deb De Laurell: Good Neighbor, Common Space

Meet Deb De Laurell: Good Neighbor, Common Space This week, I had the opportunity to interview Ms. Deborah De Laurell, who is the Board Member who oversees the Resident Volunteer cluster. She stressed to me how passionate, community-minded, socially-justice-minded,...