Category: Blog

Year of Shifts

Last fall, I was asked to write blogs for Cape Fear Living Magazine. I approached blogging with excitement, but also anxiety, as I opened up about myself and the lives of my friends. This opportunity gave me the chance to…

The Shift in Proximity

Written by Randy Evans of Walking Tall Wilmington Proximity can be a funny thing. It can be good, like proximity to friends and family; it can be bad, like swimming with sharks. The dictionary says proximity is “nearness in space,…

The Shift in Perception

Written by Randy Evans of Walking Tall Wilmington Sometimes I become complacent with how I perceive my friends experiencing poverty. Because we spend so much time with them, it is easy to become comfortable and perceive they will always be…

The Shift in Certainty

Written by Randy Evans I tend to meet a lot of new people on a regular basis, especially at our meals on the Riverfront. I see a lot of people come and go, which can make it difficult to build…

The Shift in Communication

Written by Randy Evans It’s really interesting how many ways communication can take form. Communication is the primary way we build relationships with each other, whether it be through face to face conversations, mailing a letter, sending an email, text,…

The Shift in Abundance

Written by Randy Evans   When I started sharing a meal on the riverfront in the summer of 2015, I had to make a decision whether to serve the food to my friends or let them serve themselves. Ultimately, because…

The Shift in Mutuality

Written by: Randy Evans      One of Walking Tall Wilmington’s core values is mutuality. Mutuality is defined as “the sharing of a feeling, action, or relationship between two or more parties.” In other words, it is people taking care…

The Shift in Hospitality

Written by Randy Evans of Walking Tall Wilmington Since Walking Tall currently does not have a building, we function primarily on a mobile level. We highly depend on the surrounding community to extend different forms of hospitality toward us. One…

The Shift of 2018

Written by: Randy Evans Walking Tall Wilmington experienced tremendous growth in the past year, considering we officially launched in April. We threw ourselves headfirst into the deep end, trying many different angles to see how we could build community and…

The Shift of Charity

Written By Randy Evans I’d like to continue the conversation from last month about charity and the intentions we have behind it. I find the philosophical way of looking at all this enlightening of why we do what we do….