Posts Tagged ‘charity’

The Coat is a children’s story that depicts a young boy giving selflessly to another child in need.


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Human kindness was overflowing. The invisible divide between the affluent and the needy was banished by the sincere desire to serve however little way they could. Helping hands were extended and misery a bit lifted. My heart swelled at the avalanche of yellow-vested volunteers pouring down the hallway to offer relief to their fellow beings that at one point during an interview, I had to fight back the tears from falling.


In commemoration of the 167th Relief Society Anniversary worldwide, our ward conducted an unprecedented medical mission led by a set of novice servants who relied mostly on Heavenly Father’s help in order to put together what was required of them in the very limited span of time they were given. I’ve witnessed how often they got down on their knees to plead for help and guidance. How hard and late they worked to connect to the right people and tap the proper resources. How they quietly placed their trust in Him whose hands were felt in every way opening doors for them that they may accomplish the thing which He had asked them to do.


And by His hands, miracles happened.


There is no sweeter joy than that which comes from lifting another soul on higher ground! And there is no other way to know how it feels like than through experiencing it! J


“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven” (Matthew 5:16).


Whether we are trying to make a difference in someone’s life quietly or participating in large community service projects such as these, let us serve with all our heart, might, mind, and strength so that our efforts may be acceptable to Him and our endeavors may be blessed by His hands. J

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