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First Grade Service

by Anastasia Gruper

When two boxes of books were anonymously shipped to A to Z, we wondered who could have done such a kind deed.  However, when a note arrived the following week with a money order for $200.03 our questions were answered and hearts warmed.   118 more words

Local Outreach

The enigmatic grunt

I’m sorry! I was going to give you all a few days break between my ramblings, but I had a beautiful experience today, and really felt like I needed to share with you! 505 more words


Giving: Throwback Thursday

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. (James 1:17)

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Spiritual Reflections

Waiting for feminisms ice bucket challenge. Or, I guess we'll just keep having panel discussions then.

This came into my twitter feed this morning, and yesterday I read this and this and this.

Whenever there is a “Good Idea About Giving” you can pretty much time your watch by the inevitable backlash that follows. 637 more words

Loving - Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud (Maya Angelou)

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo Buscaglia… 1,436 more words


Will You Live for the Lost?

A few mornings ago, I woke up with this song on my heart. It is a beautiful old one sung by Crystal Lewis on her Fearless album. 888 more words

Within the Boundaries

Apologetic Reflections #1

Poverty is an insistent need in the back of everyone’s mind. How can I help those in need? How much is enough? A friend and I were discussing our encounters with people in need. 384 more words