You Can Make A Difference

You know I am a sucker for a good story.  More so when it shares the heart and lives of children.  What joy comes from kiddos.  My own Grandbabes will be here this weekend.  I am so excited.  And in having them visit, I am reminded of my own childhood with my grand parents.  Of the things we did that was so simple yet meant so much to me.  I hope to have that lasting impression on my own Grandbabes as we enjoy the simple pleasures of life.

Wess Stafford understands the heart of a child too.  He has dedicated his life to the goal of ending suffering for children all over this world.  As President and CEO of Compassion International and author of "Just A Minute", Wess shares the stories of how in a minute we can make a difference in a child's life.  A difference that can mean the world.  You know what I mean.  Think about it for just a minute.  Who did that lil something for you that helped you to get through a tough time.  Or understand an problem you had been puzzled over.  And better yet, shared your heart through laughter or tears.

For me as for many others it was a teacher, Mrs. Rogers.  She reached out to me when she felt that things in my life were just too much for me to bear.  And she was right in her assumption.  As a survivor of incest growing up, I cling to the love and help I received due to this woman's love and caring.  Just having her listen to me, non-judgemental and then getting me the help I so desperately needed was a God send.  I know that a couple years after that we visited and I thanked her for that love.  She hugged me, kissed my forehead and told me that her heart would always be there for me.  I will never forget her.  And have strive to be just the kind of person she was to me for others.

There are tons of stories better than this in Wess's book "Just A Minute".  Also you can see just how you can make a difference in lives of kids all around you.  Oh an be aware, this is a 5 hankie book.  I wept through out as the different ways lives have been touched opened me up to more and more I can do.  The first being that I can share this book with one of you too!  Yes, I will host a giveaway for a lucky reader to enjoy "Just A Minute".  Just follow the Rafflecopter prompts below.  Thanks so to Wess Stafford and C. Grant & Company for making this possible.
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  1. OMGosh, if it were not for my Aunt Judy always being there for me like a Mom/Sister/BFF I don't know what I would do. She is more of a BFF than I could ever ask for.

  2. I am very fortunate to have many people in my life who are always there for me. I can't just narrow it down to one. I take pride in my family/friends, and vise versa. We always keep each other close at heart.

  3. My grandparents were always there for me.

  4. My second grade teacher, who took a special interest in me and another student
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  5. My Mom has always been there to guide me! Thank you for the giveaway!



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