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The Arrival of Fall

Fay Johnson


By Fay Johnson

It's been a busy summer. We filmed our first promotional video with Anthem Films in LA, saw our community successfully raise $10,000 to build a school in Kenya through our collaboration with Change Heroes, released the fourth issue of deliberateLIFE Magazine and yours truly clocked a fair amount of miles to and from meetings (complete with canceled flights, overnights in airports and a few car problems).  

Just like that, summer is gone and fall is here.  And I couldn't be happier.

As if triggered by the cooler weather and the previously set rhythms of school, our team is settling into the fourth quarter – and growing. We've welcomed four teammates, three fall-semester interns and a growing number of volunteers who support our vision of a better tomorrow.

There is much to be excited about as we look at the months to come – Our app is now iOS 7 compatible and soon our content will be available to millions of new readers via the iPhone. (I am beyond  excited about this). To celebrate all that has transpired this year, and to properly introduce the new app, we are planning an official launch party in November.

For our readers – next month, we will release our fifth issue, focusing on the joys of gathering, the story of the food that we share, and how we express gratitude. Do you have a story about a meal or a gathering that changed your life? If so, we want to hear about it! Send us a message.

If you haven't already, download Issue no.4 from iTunes or purchase a PDF copy of the issue from our store. You will find useful recipes for preparing your lunch, videos, compelling article and product reviews – all vetted by our team to make your life easier and more fulfilling.

Thanks for continuing to journey with us.  

                  – Fay

Let's Build a School Together

Fay Johnson


Today we are kicking off our first deliberateLIFE Community Action – an opportunity for us to come together to build a better tomorrow.

The deliberateLIFE Community is made up of people in 52 countries and we're going to come together to support education for others because we believe in moving forward together.  

With the release of our Back-to-School issue, we want to do more than just discuss the importance of education – we want to make a difference. We The Deliberate have teaming up with our friends at Change Heroes  and Free the Children to launching a campaign to build a school – together.

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For every group of 34 participants we can build another school. We're starting with Kenya because our founder first sketched out the idea for deliberateLIFE on a 10-hour bus ride across Kenya. Once we reach our initial goal, we as a community can decide where we want the next school to be built >> Ecuador, Ghana, Haiti, Rural China, Sierra Leone, India or Nicaragua.

Learn more about what's involved and track our collective progress on our campaign page.

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