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Friday, September 19, 2008

life giving blood





We had a fabulous turnout for the blood drive! I think the total was at 26!! Wow. I am so thankful to all of you who came out Monday night, taking time out of your precious schedules. The blood center was in some real need. Kudos to those who were scared and/or it was your very first time and you came to literally give of yourself. I am proud of you!! Some of you already give regularly, but those who don't, I know how easy it is to hold that off. I encourage any of you that couldn't get there Monday to go out and make an appt. at the blood center to give as well. They have several easy locations. This would be a great way that any of you can indirectly help Bryce from afar besides praying. I know some of you couldn't make it or live far away...no problem...so please go give today!! You never know, as I didn't, when you may have that need right in the bosom of your own family!


I am still in awe of how God made our bodies in this special way that we can do this..He knew from the beginning of time and it still amazes me continually.


Praising the Lord above for the good work you did for others....


The Campbell Family!



PS. I will try to post all the pics as soon as I figure out how to do the roll thing. Otherwise, if you're on Facebook you can see all the pics there. Thanks.


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Why MAGNANIMOUS?

Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.