“LOOK WHAT YOU DID!” Toys, Toys, Toys!

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Isn't it nice to hear those words and know that what you did was something good, and not something bad?I can't wait to stop posting and to shut down for Christmas, but I can't do that without telling you folks what you have done!That pic (which I have cribbed from the Facebook timeline of the wonderful Leslie Cascone Rohrbacker with her permission) is just a portion of toy deliveries that made it to Straight and Narrow of Paterson, New Jersey in time for Christmas.You people are … [Read more...]

You Balance Out the Keening Pain of Newtown – UPDATED

light in darkness

“In normal life we hardly realize how much more we receive than we give, and life cannot be rich without such gratitude. It is so easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements compared with what we owe to the help of others.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from PrisonMy goodness, you guys, I'm not easily moved to tears but the response to this request for toy donations on behalf of an outreach that had none to give -- and the kindness and generosity that i … [Read more...]