Impact 52

Embracing the End of a Season

"There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens." Ecclesiastes 3:1 Life is a series of seasons. Each is weeks, months or years in length and has unique characteristics that define it. They string together in the form of a roller coaster that is our lifetime. Some are filled with… Continue reading Embracing the End of a Season

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What Do YOU Love About YOU?

During a recent a conversation, my daughter asked me a question that I had never asked myself. A question that in 39 years of life had never entered my brain. No thought had ever been given to it. That question..... "What do you love about you?" I, like most I assume, have spent numerous hours… Continue reading What Do YOU Love About YOU?

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Are You Willing To Be Inconvenienced and Uncomfortable?

If you are like me you want to be a good person. You strive to do the right things. You work to be a good citizen and a good friend. You want to be the best version of you that you can be. We want to be a light for others. We desire to offer support,… Continue reading Are You Willing To Be Inconvenienced and Uncomfortable?

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2015: The Journey Continues

We are already eleven days into the new year. Can you believe it? Time sure does move fast and life will pass us by if we do not stop and enjoy it. 2014 was a good, but challenging, year for our family and this project. We experienced negative and positive, joy and happiness, pain and heartache,… Continue reading 2015: The Journey Continues

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Dear Little Brother

Dear Little Brother, I am not sure exactly where to start.  There are so many things that I want to say.  As you prepare to move and we say our goodbyes, I first want you to know that it is not goodbye.  Although you will be hundreds of miles away, you need to know that… Continue reading Dear Little Brother

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A Life-Changing Year

Another calendar year has passed.  It was a year that saw year 2 of our project come to an end and year 3 begin.  Over the 52 week period we worked with 45 new nonprofit organizations and causes.  Each and every week the experiences were new, eye-opening, heart-warming, and life-changing. We met unbelievable people who… Continue reading A Life-Changing Year

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Saying Hello Is Not Difficult

You are walking down a busy sidewalk in your city.  As you approach the complete stranger who walks towards you, eye contact is made.  What do you do?  Do you say hello and acknowledge him? Do you smile and give a head nod? Or do you keep walking and say nothing?  Truthfully, what do you… Continue reading Saying Hello Is Not Difficult

Guest Post

I Want To Empower Women

Raised the daughter of a Baptist pastor, I have always had a desire for helping others, but I never knew in what avenue or even if I was mature or equipped enough for the task. So I spent much of my youth in Richmond, VA (where I was born and raised) pouring into needy and… Continue reading I Want To Empower Women