June 29, 2011
Day #145: Give a Birthday Card

October 2 is our World Vision sponsored child's birthday. He lives in Zimbabwe so it takes the mail a bit longer to get to him. World Vision always sends us a pre-made birthday card that we are invited to sign and mail back. The card is then delivered to our sponsored child for his birthday. In addition to signing […]

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May 11, 2011
Day #96: Give a Letter to Your Sponsored Child

The past 5 years we have sponsored a boy named Gift from Zimbabwe through World Vision. Without fail, we send $35/mth - it is automatically taken out of our account. But we haven't been very diligent about writing to him. As a family, we periodically pray for Gift and his community, but somehow we rarely get […]

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March 14, 2011
Day #38: Give to the Japan Quake and Tsunami Relief

Today we arrived in Tallahassee, Florida. As we drove from Alabama, I kept thinking about all of the families in Japan struggling to know how to move forward after the tsunami disaster. I can't check my twitter feed without seeing another news story about ongoing devastation in Japan. More bodies found. More wounded. Radiation. Stocks […]

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February 25, 2011
Day #21: Give To A Child Through World Vision

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Stephanie and I sponsor an 11 year old boy named "Gift" who lives in Zimbabwe in a community severely affected by HIV and AIDS. Our $35/month support goes […]

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Our Pledge

We hereby pledge:

- To spend intimate, quantity time with our family.
- To actively help the poor, the sick, the lonely, and the helpless.
- To value, protect, and advocate for children.
- To de-emphasize the importance of “stuff” in our lives.
- To bring publicity to good causes and good people.
- To live with intentionality, as if this year was our very last.
- To observe the needs in our country/community – and then do something about them.
- To give – every day.

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