It’s that time of year again. What time? Operation Christmas Child through Samaritan’s Purse. And now, more than ever, I am conscious of all the children in the world who need a little sunshine. And personally, I need to spread a little hope, even if beyond my borders.
So, I have my boxes on the table ready to be filled. I know its not even Halloween or Thanksgiving yet. But my spirit and attitude soar when I glance at the boxes surrounded by happies and little pretties.
If you’ve never participated in this project, you might want to gain information from Samaritan’s Purse. The shopping for special items takes me from thinking of myself to the part of me who wants to give to others, especially children. I’ve tracked my boxes in the past years as they traveled to Mexico, Panama, Ukraine, Guatemala, and Colombia. I wonder where they will go this year.
It might be a little early to say Merry Christmas, but why not? I plan on enjoying and celebrating the season beginning with these boxes.
For more information go to: www.samaritanspurse.org/occ
Have you participated in anything like this or with Samaritan’s Purse?