Category Archives: charity

kisses from katie :: giveaway

What would cause an eighteen-year-old senior class president and homecoming queen from Nashville, Tennessee, to disobey and disappoint her parents by forgoing college, break her little brother’s heart, lose all but a handful of her friends {because they think she has gone off the deep end}, and break up with the love of her life, [...]

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Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. Proverbs 31:8-9 I am convicted y’all! My heart strings have been pulled, leaving my heart wide open. I’ve been following the stories of the Compassion [...]

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hairbrushes and lunches

I have a couple of things to share with you today.  Both relate to Tuesday’s post … another “hairbrush” story … and I’d also like to share the reason we were making “lunches” for church. Let me start with the lunches.  I mentioned in my 1000th post {hee! my 1000th!} that the girls and I [...]

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operation christmas child

I saw a tweet about {Samaritan’s Purse} Operation Christmas Child and was all over it.  Honestly, I’ve never heard of this project before … but better late then never, right? Collections are being taken through the end of this week … sooo … I loaded up the girls this weekend and headed to Target!  The [...]

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rack :: download edition

I’ve been amazed, humbled and excited to see this project burning up Pinterest! I’ve had tons of emails asking for the download, so I thought I’d put together a recap post of our Random Acts of Christmas Kindness {RACK} activity from last year’s Advent season, as well as a couple of bonus downloads! You can [...]

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