Neighborly Love Podcast, Episode 21 – Brady Ballard

Ordinary People. Extraordinary Conversations. If “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” and “The Parable of the Good Samaritan” collided at an intersection, then the Neighborly Love podcast would be the result. It features casual conversations over coffee in a “virtual coffee shop” that lean into the power of empathy. It’s about feeling heard, valued, and understood.Continue reading “Neighborly Love Podcast, Episode 21 – Brady Ballard”

Neighbor, You Can Count on (Imperfect) Me

I am imperfect. No matter how hard I try, I simply can’t get it right. Despite my best efforts, I somehow find a way to make someone unhappy with me. It makes me sad, but it doesn’t make me want to quit. In fact, after I allow myself to grieve, I am motivated to learnContinue reading “Neighbor, You Can Count on (Imperfect) Me”

Neighbor-Zone Resilience

How do we become more resilient over time? Without challenges, without stress, our resilience is not tested. In 2007, my children’s resilience was low. In 2022, they are two very resilient young adults. Simply stated, resilience is the capacity to recover from difficulties. In the professions of engineering and construction, resilience is the ability toContinue reading “Neighbor-Zone Resilience”