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Giving Back: Neighborhood Service Project

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Once a year, my community does a neighborhood service project. Our local church leaders find different families that may need extra help. They might be single mothers, widows, the elderly , or someone that is sick or unable to care for their yard on their own. Families are invited…

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Developing Imagination in Children Through Superheroes

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Developing imagination is an important part of growing up. The superhero version of me when I was eight years old was a "Zoomer " with wings. Indeed, I once broke my arm imagining I was that very superhero and jumping off my front porch in roller skates. I am…

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Ashley Johnathan Clements: UN Worker in Myanmar

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Want to make a difference while working towards a dream of photography? Take note from Ashley Jonathan Clements who has been doing just that in eastern Kachin state and showing the world through her blog. This past February, Clements was a part of a convoy in eastern Kachin with…

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Service: The Importance of Saying Yes!

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Service—Saying the word "yes," especially when you’d rather say "no" can transform your mundane day-to-day into an exciting and fulfilling life adventure. I know this because a few years ago I said yes to a request I wasn’t absolutely sure I could fulfill. This yes altered my holiday celebration…

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Service: How to Teach Children The Importance Of Giving

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I want my kids to know that their actions can really make a difference in the lives of others. A few years back, my grandmother asked that we no longer give her gifts at Christmas, but instead take the money we would have used and donate it to a local…

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Service: How to Teach Kids to Serve Others This Holiday Season

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‘Tis the season for giving! While this statement conjures up images of Yankee Swaps, Black Friday crowds, and the old man in the red suit, it also means helping those less fortunate than ourselves. Some families have a holiday tradition of volunteering at a soup kitchen. Others make yearly…

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