“What did you give up for Lent? Which is the topic of my youngest grandchildren, my answer is complicated. I decided to give more of myself to others in thought word and deed. So last night when they asked again, I told them I gave up hurting others and chose to be nice to others. Aden, my 6 year old grandson, pondered that and said, “Gramma that is a good thing to give up cause you are too old for chocolate and candy and being nice is always good.” So I have the approval of the children. I pledge to you, every Vincentian that you will be in my daily prayers.”
Excerpt from Lynn L’Heureux’s weekly newsletter for Vincentians in Canada. This week 3/5/13 she reflects on Vincentian Virtues – Simplicity, Humility
Lynn L’Heureux is Special needs co-coordinator & Advisor of the Society of St Vincent de Paul Calgary Alberta Canada
Married 45 years. Mother of 3. Grandmother of 6. Volunteer for Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Passion is family, reading at the lake.
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