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Helping Others to Help Myself


--by pacots, posted Dec 25, 2006

I just wanted to share this with everyone. This Christmas I' feeling down and miss my mom  who died of cancer. So I thought of a better way to forget my problems and decided to volunteer at the local nursing home. For Christmas, I will be doing a good deed.

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bookworm58 wrote: You are doing a good thing honoring your moms memory by helping others. I do the same thing remembering my mom by helping out at my church food pantry. She was always involved with church activties too.
bookworm58 wrote: You are doing a good thing honoring your moms memory by helping others. I do the same thing remembering my mom by helping out at my church food pantry. She was always involved with church activties too.
ivan wrote: dear pacots it is your mother that's making it happen for you to be this way please keep up with your love and care for others which I am sure you already are doing such an amazing job...
please stay blessed,
Ivan
geri wrote: So sorry aboout your mom. Volunteering is such a wonderful thing to do and I know your mom is happy that you are doing that, especially at a nursing home where it is appreciated.
dan0707 wrote: I truly believe your mum would be so proud of you.. as much as everyone that has read this story... well done..
alyssafree wrote: That's amazing, and I'm sorry about your mother! Remember, everything that happens is shapeing and moldeing us into who we were born to be! Way to do a good deed!
dimitri wrote: Hi friend
I felt touched from your little story!
My mother died also of cancer couple years ago.
Your mom is proud of you wherever she is!
Thanks for sharing.

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