Under the my pic it reads: One of the highlights of my year is to pack gift-filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. I do several boxes with my parents, and coordinate it at my work. Its a blessing to help bring the joy of Christmas to a boy or girl who is suffering and in desperate need of a smile.

To the right of the pic: A bit about me

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The note about Mitford: Discovering Mitford was like finding a retreat a simpler time and place when I need a bit of an escape from the stresses of life. I appreciate the godly wisdom and the caring down-to-earth approach of Father Tim, and the quirkiness of his fellow villagers. This series makes for the perfect read it warms the heart, inspires the soul, and tickles the funny bone! Thank you Ms. Karon!

The quote with the mitford pic: Make me a blessing to someone today.