Active might be an understatement when describing Dana Brown of Mathews. She volunteers with different groups in Mathews and Gloucester, is an active member of her church and a proud mother and grandmother.
A lot of Brown’s nature extends from her faith. She said she is a patient person and tries not to let things upset her when they happen. She follows the words of Ephesians chapter 4, “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.”
When she struggles with following that, Brown said she thinks on the words of Thomas Jefferson who said, “When angry count to 10 before you speak. If very angry, count to 100.”
Ephesians also emphasizes the need for Christians to work in chapter 2 verse 10, “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works.”
Those who know Brown know that she does not shy away from work. Her community-oriented personality shows that.When Brown retired as Mathews postmaster, she said her main focus was workin...
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