Wednesday, December 14, 2016

#LightTheWorld by Clothing the Naked

Don't you just love the #LightTheWorld initiative? Everyday when I wake up, I think, "How will I participate today?"  Fortunately, it is usually easy to come up with an idea that works into my schedule--it really isn't difficult to give service!

Today's topic--"Jesus Taught Us to Clothe the Naked and You Can Help"--is another one that it is easy to do.  I already have a bag of clothing that has been waiting for me to take to the local Salvation Army.  Today I will get it out the door and to the charity.  

Another way to participate is to knit or crochet hats for babies.  I read about the Little Hats Big Hearts program yesterday.  I'm not sure if I will get hats made before the end of the year (which is the deadline), but I am going to share this idea with my daughter, who loves to crochet.  

We still have some leftover bags for the homeless waiting in our car, too, and those bag have socks in them.  As we are driving around town today, we will pass out more bags if we see people in need.  

Winter is nearly here officially, but has already started weather-wise in much of the US.  How will you help keep people warm?

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Thanks for warm clothing.

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2 comments:

  1. Infant hats are quickly made from scrap yarn, flannel or fleece baby blankets are quick and easy to make. I remember a lady in the hospital auxiliary who crocheted a simple edge around the flannel gal jets to make them even more special.

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    1. When my children were babies, I had some flannel receiving blankets with crocheted edges. The crocheted edges did make them more special. :-)

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