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Giving their smiles and talents

June 1, 2015 - 12:00am -- Living City

Giving their smiles and talents

I recently accompanied a group of girls and boys in Atlanta on a trip to an assisted living home to visit elderly people with Alzheimer’s. Before we went, we reminded one another that the most important thing is to love one another so that Jesus would be present among us. Afterwards the children shared their thoughts on the visit:
“We were sure that Jesus would give joy to each person we would meet. We also prayed to God to help us be courageous in giving our smiles and talents.”

Taking courage

November 1, 2014 - 12:00am -- Living City

Children across the country and around the world learn the Gospel-based Art of Loving through the Cube of Love program. Here’s what happened to Emma Alonzo, 7, from Florida. She likes the Cube of Love and rolls it every morning. Thinking that if someone likes something very much, he or she should share it with friends. She got an idea:

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