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Day 2: Clothing Donation

Day 2 of the 25 Days of Giving was called Clothing Donation.  We dug through our closets and emptied out our dresser drawers to find those clothes that we could give to someone who needs it.  We made two separate donations.  First, we dropped off clothes for Forgotten Children Worldwide at one of their local… Continue reading Day 2: Clothing Donation

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BetterU- A Fight Against Heart Disease In Women

Did you know heart disease is still the No. 1 killer of women, taking the life of 1 in 3 women each year?  This means women just like you – mothers, sisters, friends – are dying at the rate of one per minute because they don’t know what you know:  heart disease kills.   This past… Continue reading BetterU- A Fight Against Heart Disease In Women

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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

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

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Rising Up to End Violence Against Women

What is the most important thing in your life?  Your job?  Your house?  Your money?  For me, the answer is very simple.  Family.  I am blessed to have a beautiful wife and two amazing daughters for which to share my life.  Their unconditional love and support fills my heart with joy each and every day.… Continue reading Rising Up to End Violence Against Women

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A House of Redemption

Redemption, by definition, is the action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil.  This week we learned about a place that brings this definition to life in our community.  Redemption House Ministries ministers to women in a home setting as an alternative to incarceration.  Redemption House allows previously incarcerated women to live… Continue reading A House of Redemption

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

My life has been blessed by amazing women. I have an amazing wife. I am the father of two beautiful girls. I am the son of the world's greatest mother. I have a mother-in-law who has loved me with all of her heart since joining her family many years ago. These women, along with grandmothers,… Continue reading Walk a Mile in Her Shoes