Monday, February 05, 2007

Hope is not a 4 letter word

I had hoped to be in Pearlington today. With hugs and smiles all around. Foundations poured and ready for frames, the skeletons of houses delivered on trucks..

I had hoped to be in Pearlington today, putting the last minute touches on a blanket that has traveled around the world to warm the Earl family.

I had hoped to be in Pearlington today, and work hard all week, building and raising 4 homes, symbols of hope in a broken little town.

I had hoped to be in Pearlington today.. but I am here at home.

I still hope, I still dream and I know that by year's end I will be in Pearlington, sitting on the Earl's porch after a weeks' worth of hard work and effort, building their home and three others. I will sit on the porch and relax, and knit..and witness a new start for these families.

Through donations and grants and spreading the word.. this will come to pass.. help us make it so..


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