Twenty Minutes Away.

We took Ali with us today to have the opportunity to give away some of her toys, and to help serve our community.

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We fixed Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, and served BBQ donated by Jim N Nick’s to tornado victims and volunteers.

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And I am not naive in thinking that what Ali saw today won’t give her nightmares or make her afraid of storms,

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But she needs to understand.

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That a mere twenty minutes from our house, children can’t go to the library anymore.

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And they can’t go home anymore.

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And they can’t play at their friend’s houses anymore.

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She needs to understand why Mommy is busy helping “tornado people” and can’t play with her sometimes.

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She needs to understand how blessed she is,

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And how great her desire to help others should be.

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And above everything, I want her to understand the heart of those suffering much.

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