“Teach your children, “love your neighbor like your family”, but “not because it is a Christian thing to do, rather because it is a human thing to do.” Abhijit Naskar
For those of us who are fortunate enough to have grown up in families with both parents, sometimes we have a tendency to take that for granted. But what about those who didn’t? What about those individuals that grow up not knowing their mom or dad or what happened to them? Growing up with unresolved questions about your parentage has got to be a devastating experience. This weekend I was speaking with a friend who is in that very situation. It was her deceased mother’s birthday and she posted a beautiful tribute to her mother on Facebook. Every year she posts on her mother’s birthday but for some reason, this post was different. It was the first time that she had shared details on her how her mother passed and how she felt growing up not knowing her parents. Each year, I make it my mission to ALWAYS respond to her post by showing her some NEIGHBORLY LOVE. I remind her how much her mom and her grandparents truly LOVED her. So for this week’s blog, let’s talk SHIP about the need for us to reach out to others sharing with them some NEIGHBORLY LOVE!!!