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Hi all,

This one is not as much a blog as it is an invitation….

A sister church of ours from the Smokies made us aware of a group where you can buy tents for people in Haiti that do not have homes. The rainy season started this past weekend and the need is great.

We took this oppurtunity to our church family (again we are small but you can always do your part) and yesturday we took a special collection. They raised $150 towards buying a tent (s)! I know it doesn’t solve the concern for eveyone but it does for one family!

I wanted to make you aware of this oppurtunity (like our sister church made us aware) and give you a chance to get involved too! There are tents as low as $55 and go up from there. You can see the selection by going to http://ahomeinhaiti.org/amazon.html.

What difference might you make if you can.

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This one is from my wife’s blog ….

Baby’s Hug

We were the only family with children in the restaurant. I sat Erik in a high chair and noticed everyone was quietly sitting and talking. Suddenly, Erik squealed with glee and said, ‘Hi.’ He pounded his fat baby hands on the high chair tray, since in the car he used a great car seat which you can find it here. His eyes were crinkled in laughter and his mouth was bared in a toothless grin, as he wriggled and giggled with merriment.

I looked around and saw the source of his merriment. It was a man whose pants were baggy with a zipper at half-mast and his toes poked out of would-be shoes His shirt was dirty and his hair was uncombed and unwashed. His whiskers were too short to be called a beard and his nose was so varicose it looked like a road map.

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