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To do something with soul, creativity or love – to put something of yourself into your work.
Recent Blog Posts
I’m at the end of a tough week that included facilitating family caregiving groups twice a week and reuniting a lost four-year-old with her father. The child had wandered away in the grocery store. Because he kept apologizing, I had a distinct impression the father...read more
Advent is a season of anticipation and expectation leading up to the birth of Jesus. It is a time for Christians to take a journey through the story of Christmas and to offer prayers through the week focused on the sentiment of each Sunday's message leading up to...read more
Father’s Day is June 20th. So I asked my Twitter followers if they remember their dad doing any cooking. As most men responded, I think there must be a special bond between dads and sons when it comes to cooking. Responses ranged from pancakes to barbeques. One man...read more
In the late 1970s, grain prices were significantly down, farms auctioned at record numbers, and seemingly, people had forgotten how their food got to the table. Grocery stores magically had an abundance of food. I was a youngster then, but I remember asking my then...read more
What is human trafficking? According to the United States National Trafficking Hotline website, the legal definition of human trafficking: Sex trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing, or soliciting of a person for...read more
Lillian Lake is one of the most energetic and enthusiastic people I know. Her irrepressible determination to find and optimize strategies in pursuing any number of worthy issues is an inspiration. Lil is dependable and conscientious, optimistic and cheerful; she would be great to have on your side in any struggle.
~ Cynthia Hoeh Stancioff
Local Food Day Fiddlehead Festival Committee Member
Within the first minute of conversation with Lillian Lake, it’s evident that you are speaking with a passionate and involved community member. Lillian works assiduously in both her research of issues and how situations affect the people and environment of her community. She connects her research in human trafficking and food insecurity between the local and the global, and conveys these connections at speaking events and conferences as a means to educate and advocate for change. Lillian’s sensitivities to the needs of others and her unflagging energies makes a big difference in the lives of many.
Professor, University of Maine at Farmington