I have a favor to ask of you. A party favor, if you will.
I have been thinking about the twins’ upcoming birthday since before they were born. Would they have a first birthday? And could we possibly celebrate it with true joy?
They will. And we will.
This will not be a party with cake smashes, icing covered cheeks, or awkwardly toddled steps. They will sloppily drink formula. They will have kiss covered cheeks. And they will be awkwardly and limply handed around by loved ones.
And yet we will still celebrate it with true joy.
The boys who “can’t”, perhaps “won’t”, and according to some, almost “weren’t”…are my heroes. They have inspired so many and yet as of today they are capable of little more than love.
So imagine what YOU could do. Those of us who CAN, WILL, and ARE…how much more can we accomplish? Especially if we work together?
My request is simple…go be a hero. It may be a big gesture or a small one. One that is known, or one that is done in secret. You can take a meal, pay a bill, lend a hand, or simply provide a shoulder. Just do something kind. Something good. Then tell us about it. You can comment on this post, or on the facebook link, I will compile the good deeds, and display them in a special way at the birthday party. A reminder that heroes come in all shapes and sizes. And anyone who chooses to, can make a difference.
Go be a hero to someone. If they ask, tell them Landon and Nolan sent you. I can’t think of a better birthday present. And I can’t wait to hear from you.
John-Nancy Arnold said:
Kaye and Gary announced the birthday plan for the boys in church this morning…I think that is one of the nicest thing for you guys to do…and just think of all the places this will be taken and all the good things that will be done..around the country, maybe around the world…..God Bless You Richly…..Nancy and Splinter
We have decided to honor Nolan and Landon for the hero challenge we are are going to donate to Somerset Christian School scholarship fund. There are kids on the waiting list that want a Christian education, but can’t pay the tuition. We have been blessed to be able to send Reagan there, and we want to help others too. We pray for all of you each day! Happy Birthday!
Mama Laughs said:
Thank you Terra!!!
sharon davis said:
I decided to honor the boys by delivering ice cream to The Bank of Romney (Augusta branch) God Bless the whole family!!!
Happy birthday, Nolan and Landon! You little guys are such an inspiration at such a young age. We want to honor your birthday by donating books to our local school. We also have given our time and attention to some friends in need over the last few weeks. Over the next year, even when we don’t think we have much left to give, we will think of you and dig a little deeper to find the love of Christ needed to give more to those in need…For the Kingdom…and in honor of you!
Mama Laughs said:
Thank you Sharon and Devin! I didn’t comment on here in time, but had read your contributions and included them at the party! Thanks so much!
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