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1. Work on writing project – making good progress 2. Tablescape – pics and post DONE 3. “If It’s Paper” theme: choose items, take pics (started) 4. Pay bills 5. Send cards/notes to several people 6. Catch up laundry after having company – making progress 7. Work on Valentine Dinner plans for Samaritan House This […]
If you come here often, you know my heart beats strong for children. I especially believe it’s important to speak up for children who have no one else to do it for them. Some of those children live in Brazil and reside in homes provided by Hope Unlimited for Children. I’ll be going back […]
Last Valentine’s Day, many of you sent cards for the girls living at Hope Unlimited for Children in Brazil. Hundreds of cards … from Blogland, civic groups, and churches. Families and individuals. You sent them when you sent your own Valentines … because I told you: the Day of Love in Brazil isn’t until […]
It was an unexpected surprise. An unexpected blessing. I opened the mailbox to see a large brown paper envelope with a Colorado return address. Inside was love. A young teacher friend had shared the story of our girls in Brazil with her 5th grade class. The students were fascinated that children their […]
All around Blogland (and in the “real” world, too) I’ve been seeing Valentines. You, too? It’s that time of year! As I worked this week, I thought about Valentines Day and my own growing up years. I suppose my earliest memory is of giving Valentines to my friends at school. The list of friends’ […]
TRANSFORM a life? In 5 minutes? Highly unlikely under normal circumstances — but there’s nothing “normal” about these circumstances. Let me tell you a story . . . They began life as little girls living in poverty; a reality which, by itself, does not equate with a bad home life. But these […]
These girls (and their friends) send a big THANK YOU to everyone who sent Valentine cards for this week’s Day of Love party. If you’ve prayed for these girls, thank you! If not, it’s never too late … Here’s the scoop. This picture makes me happy because I know the party was a time of […]