philanthropy

I am SO glad our family is involved with this… and this… and this… and this…   We are SO thankful for clean water at our own house that our family has committed to match our water bill as a donation for others to have clean water.   And now, after a year of intentional […]

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Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone for the Love of Others

by Guest blogger on September 17, 2010 · 9 comments

Hi! I’m Shell, from Percolating Practice, and I’m guest posting here.  I’m so thankful that SomeGirl is giving me the chance to share with you a little about showing love. A chance to share, as she would say, about ‘fraddling’– showing love by doing something for someone else. Not for your own gain, but just […]

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As I was driving down the road the other day and saw sprinklers running in several yards, I was struck by how much water we use to keep our grass green. When I turned on my sprinkler and watched my boys play in it (while I tried to salvage what life was left in our […]

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Yesterday, the boys and I took part in TOMS One Day Without Shoes campaign. Together we committed to: spend the day barefoot, donate shoes to Soles4Souls, and pray for people around the world who have no shoes (we took “putting feet to our faith” literally). ;) When we woke up the floor was cold, and […]

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When Did We See You Hungry and Feed You

by SomeGirl on March 7, 2010 · 4 comments

I know I said I wasn’t going to blog on Sunday’s, but my husband and I agreed to make an exception today. Last month, when I found $50 and was thinking of what to do with it, I mentioned that we were going to sponsor 2 children through Compassion International. Well, time flew by and […]

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Soles4Souls (aka: A car full of shoes)

by SomeGirl on January 26, 2010 · 6 comments

I am SO glad to report that many children, women and men will have adequate footwear in Haiti thanks to the love and generosity of my sweet friends, neighbors and church. We all gathered gently worn shoes from our closets, our friends and our coworkers and brought them together over the last week to donate […]

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