Thursday, March 09, 2017
Making Connections with Scattered People
I regularly frequent the coffee shop in my neighbourhood. True, I can have a cup of coffee at home. Why then do I head out to the coffee shop on a near daily basis?
The neighbourhood cafe is a place of connection. It is a communal place where people pause from their busy days to share a space. Oftentimes, at the coffee shop strangers will strike up conversations. Sometimes, strangers will become friends.
As I write this post, I have already said “good morning” to some other morning regulars of our neighbourhood café—a couple of middle-aged South Asians and a table of South Americans. “Good to see you again. How is life?”
It may seem easy to connect with the “scattered people,” but I have often heard the question, “How can we reach the immigrants in our community?” Read More
Posted by Robin G. Jordan at 10:40 AM