Person of the Week

Teresa Martinez

Public Service, Director of Community Facilitation for The Nine Network of Public Media (Channel 9 KETC)

Don’t ever be limited in a job description. A job description is simply a piece of paper. If you see a need around you, take the initiative and fill that need. Write a coherent case of support for why you exist. Any given day you have to be ready with that elevator pitch.  What is needed is doers.  Be one. Read More

48 Alone

Lesson of the Week: Week 48

Alone but not lonely: Even when I am isolated, I am OK

A woman felt lonely on the long, barren stretch of Highway 70 between Hays, Kansas and Denver, Colorado.  She turned to see her motor home’s shadow on the plain, “I’m not lonely.  I have my self!”  Self-love is the antidote for loneliness. Read More


Teresa Martinez's Charity of the Week:

Living Heart Peru

This week Umission honors Teresa Martinez, and is making a donation to the charity of her choice Living Heart Peru. The mission of Living Heart is to support remote, impoverished highland communities above the Sacred Valley in Peru. Hats off to the Living Heart for taking on the challenge to continue to support over 2,500 vulnerable children, abandoned elderly, women and men to help provide a better quality of life and brighter future.