Saturday, September 05, 2009

Help Two Children -- Buy Soap


One of my friends just told me some tragic news -- a mom friend of hers was killed in a car crash. Her two children, aged 1 and 2, were with her but were unharmed. Unharmed in body, but they've lost their mother before they even got to know her.

Things like this always give me pause. I look at my family and think, "what if". I thank my lucky stars every night already for the love my husband and child already give me, but horrible things like Emily's death make me say an extra prayer -- one for her and her family, and one for myself, that I never take for granted what I have.

My friend has an Etsy shop and is donating 40% of her sales towards a $2,000 US treasury bond for the children. So if you are in the need of handmade soap, her shop is http://desertmaidenbath.etsy.com.

And hug your family today!

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8 comments:

  1. that's so very sweet of your friend to help out. i'll have to check it out...

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  2. Oh that is so utterly heartbreaking, I hope the children have a loving family to surround them with.

    That is a lovely idea of your friend to try and help out.
    xoxo

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  3. What a tragedy! I try to remember everyday just how lucky I am...
    I wanted to thank you for your comment (Thank you!!) and while I perused your blog, I came across the post about Nick Bantock - I love the Griffin and Sabine books!!

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  4. God, what a terrible tragedy! So very sad!
    I want to thank you so much for your visit and wonderful comment! So glad you like it! Yes, it will be for sale on Etsy next week.
    I LOVE your jewelry, simply gorgeous!
    Hugs, Sanda xx

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  5. You're a good person to help get the word out about this. The passing of a loved one is hard on everyone. My heart and prayers go out to them.

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  6. How tragic. Thought's and prayers are with the family during this time. How wonderful of you to help. If you don't mind, I'd like to help spread the word.

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  7. Very tragic news. My heart hurts for the family especially those 2 little ones. It does give one pause...it can happen to anyone of us ..unforseen accidents can befall us all.

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  8. I read about the two children on Dee's blog. How horrible! And, even when they are babies, the loss still is great for them. I hope and pray they have loving family around them. I had to buy some soap. Wish I could buy more.
    Trish

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