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I'm a thankful stay home mother of 3 little monkeys. I spend my time advocating for my autistic sons, playing cars or barbies, crafting with hot glue, laughing with my husband and drinking insane amounts of coffee. I believe God has blessed me with a crazy life and I'm living...

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  1. Great post! So very true: we have to teach our Children that He fought for us, made the ultimate sacrifice, and we are only responsible to say Yes to the One who said Yes to the Cross. Thanks!

  2. Hi Leigh,

    Just thought I’d answer your question: Have I made sacrifices for others? The one that comes to mind would be sponsoring children through Compassion. How does it make me feel? Well, some months money is tight, but I’ve got friends who went to the Philippines. When I think there are families surviving on a boiled egg between 7 people for their dinner, I realise that for them, money is tight every day – not just some months, and it feels good to know that I can play a small part in changing that.

    This is a great post! It’s good to encourage people to love others and help them; thanks!

  3. Some would say moving all the way across the world to a warzone, living with no electricity or running water and adopting an ever growing family of 120 kids is a bit of a sacrifice- but I say it is an HONOR and a JOY! The smallness of the cost is a pittance compared with His goodness and being a part of His heart that no child would be without a home or a family! It makes me giddy with delight that I get to live in the dreams of His heart and hold dear treasures once hidden in darkness. JOY UNSPEAKABLE and FULL OF GLORY!!!!

  4. Hey Leigh. You are right, I don’t think we will ever be able to totally understand the sacrifice that was made for us … but man oh man am I glad He did! I also agree about God’s Word being so pivotal. When the yucky days come … and they will … having scripture in my brain and my heart makes all the difference in the world. Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts!