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Tweet Helping the homeless when you have kids in the backseat is actually very easy, but I think it requires some forethought. It’s so important for our children to watch us model compassion to people on the streets, and after writing last week’s post I finally decided to sit down and share more about my thoughts on this topic. Whenever I talk to […]

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Tweet Many years ago during my first job out of college, I became friends with a middle aged homeless man. His name was David, and he greeted me each day at the post office as I mailed packages for work. David held a sign that asked for a smile or money, and I always gave […]

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Tweet The hard part about weekend travel is that it usually puts a lot of pressure on the other weekends we’re home. So much to do, friends to catch up with, and little people who demand a lot of attention. We just had one of those epic weekends where Jonathan and I both had individual time with […]

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The last day I walked away

by Lesley on May 20, 2014 · 0 comments

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Tweet Today I’m guest posting on my friend Cara’s blog, as part of her “Nothing, in fact, is small…” series I hope you’ll hop over and leave a comment. I’d love to hear about your own experiences with homeless and poverty. Do you struggle with knowing how to respond to those in need? Any tips or […]

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TweetThe following is a response to Lisa Jo Baker’s Five Minute Friday writing prompt on the word, LISTEN. You can read more five minute posts by visiting her site. And, if you’re a writer, consider participating!  They came to our door three weeks ago, and when I looked through our peephole and saw their bike […]

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