Mibby Garrett is holding on the best she can without her beloved husband Scott, but it isn’t easy being a widow with a teenage boy determined to act his age. Her garden design business is their only means of support, and the continuous skyrocketing temperatures and drought are threatening to deal it a final blow. If not for her friends and neighbors Mibby would not have the moral support she needs, nor would she have their numerous attempts at matchmaking.
Ubuntu is a philosophy and principle of ethics rooted in African culture, similar to our Golden Rule. This book describes the story of an African student who introduced this concept to an American businessman. After explaining the history and the main principles of Ubuntu, the book focuses mainly on its application and benefits in a work environment and on personal reflection. Fundamentally, the philosophy focuses on people's allegiances and relations with each other and their sense of belonging to a greater whole.