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Pathways of Love
Pathways of Love

How to Override Our Brain’s Responses to Someone Else’s Feelings With Valentines Day rapidly approaching…. It is no secret that within relationships we are expected to support each other emotionally but what does this support mean?  ...

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Holiday Giving
Holiday Giving

Some of you may be frantically scrambling to buy for everyone on your gift list, and we want to gently and lovingly remind you to take a pause. Check in with yourself. Is gift-giving really the spirit of the season? Are gifts what we remember, or...

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Election Jitters
Election Jitters

For weeks, perhaps months, the tension has been building. And now, midterm elections are upon us. We go to the polls, and we hold our breath. Whatever the outcome, there will be many who experience added stress and anxiety. With the current...

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Thanks Fr. Jack
Thanks Fr. Jack

It was a celebration of life befitting a man who spent his life in service in Portland. Several hundred people crowded St. Henry Church in Gresham on Wednesday, October 31 to say a final farewell to Fr. Jack Krall. Fr. Jack died on October 17 at...

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Party at the Farm
Party at the Farm

NCC Board member Ken Willett and his wife, NCC volunteer Debby, put the Side Yard Farm’s bounty on full display at their Party with Purpose on Thursday, September 21. Three dozen friends and family gathered for an evening at the...

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Back-To-School Blues?
Back-To-School Blues?

Parents have a lot on their plate: mortgage payments, healthcare, caring for elderly parents, raising kids, just to name a few. As the new school year gets underway, they face additional stressors — paying for back-to-school supplies, clothes and...

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