Impact 52

Live, Laugh and Love

It has been weeks since I have sat down to share my thoughts. That is by design. We completed our fourth year of volunteer service in May and, at that time, we made the decision to enter a quiet time. A time filled with reflection and prayer as we seek the next, correct step in this incredible… Continue reading Live, Laugh and Love

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Impact 52

Opportunities to Serve Are Everywhere

Opportunities to serve are everywhere. There are people in need all around us. Our neighbors need help with household chores. Members of our church need assistance with packing and moving. A co-worker needs someone who can lend an ear. Our children need help with their homework. The family around the corner needs a little food… Continue reading Opportunities to Serve Are Everywhere

Impact 52

Saying Hello Through a Snow Shovel

Mother Nature has not been nice to us this winter.  We have seen frigid below-zero temperatures, snow storms that drop several inches of snow in a short amount of time, and high-speed winds that chap the lips and burn the face on impact.  Quite frankly, this winter has been miserable. There are few things that… Continue reading Saying Hello Through a Snow Shovel

Impact 52

Grab A Rake And Get Busy

Our communities are filled with individuals who need help.  Physical disabilities, finances, and personal hardships keep them from completing tasks that you and I take for granted.  In some instances they have no family and in other situations they have family that cannot, or will not, help.  Where do they turn for assistance?  How do… Continue reading Grab A Rake And Get Busy

Impact 52

Everyone Has A Story, Take Time To Hear It

We sat in the car and just looked at each other.  Not a word was muttered for a minute or two.  Complete silence filled our vehicle as we prepared to leave.  We had just completed this week's volunteer activity and we sought the proper words to speak and appropriate way to react.  The experience was… Continue reading Everyone Has A Story, Take Time To Hear It