10 Activities to Encourage Compassion in Our Children

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When people learn the premise of my blog, 97% of the time I hear this question:  “Do you volunteer with your kids?” My answer: “Heck, yes!” Helping others not only benefits those in need, but rewards our family as well. In striving to embody the nature of a servant, my … [Read more...]

My 5 Favorite Places to Volunteer with Kids

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Here in the Portland, Oregon region, our kids have one month left of summer vacation. 4 weeks leaves plenty of time to volunteer with the following organizations serving those in need. For those living outside of the Portland Metro vicinity, read my suggestions for finding a … [Read more...]

July Reflections

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Seven months For seven months I’ve been serving every week. It’s sort of surreal. This is ME we’re talking about. Not someone who was born to save the world. Not someone who wakes up wondering who she gets to care for today. Not Mother Theresa, not Shane Claiborne. Just … [Read more...]