When Maggie Lee was in Second Grade at Lakeview Elementary, I remember her rushing into my car at carpool line, bursting with excitement to share an amazing story. Eyes wide and face dancing with animation, she exclaimed, “Listen to THIS, Mommy….This is SO a God thing!”
Well, today, on the second anniversary of the bus wreck, SO a God thing happened that I could not keep this to myself.
Colleen Gibbs has been my bff since 7th grade. She was there for my first comedic performance at Camp Tejas. She worked in meeting planning for 12 years until I finally convinced her to book my events since both halves of her brain actually work. For her precious family’s Maggie Lee for Good project last October 29th, they held an art show at their home. This was no ordinary art show, there was a prayer station for my family, a build-your-own snack station and a fabulous display of Kathleen and Meredith’s art work.
Incredibly, The Doucettes raised $305.00 with this project and decided to donate the entire amount to our World Vision Child in East Khasi Hills, India; a girl named Rinky. Amazingly, just today when we returned from our trip to Houston, (Mimi got a new knee, LOOK OUT WORLD!) we received a letter dated 16/Feb/2011, thanking us for the donation. On October 29th, 2010, three precious curly-haired girls took on an art show as their Maggie Lee for Good Labor of Love. July 12th, 2011, their kindness boomerang-ed and fell into our laps at a most opportune time.
And, without a doubt, that is SO a God thing.
East Khasi Hills Area Development Program
“Greeting from me and my Family. Once again thank you very much for your love and your support to me and my family. I have received the gift you send me through World Vision. With this money we have spent school fees, school uniform, school bags, Gass Chulaspot, text books, exercise book and trousercloth. These items are very useful for me and my brother and my sister. It has helped the burden of my father. We do not have anything to give you in return but only my gratefulnessand gratitude and prayers for you. God bless you.”
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and God winks…
and He smiles as He calls his precious Maggie Lee from her playing to point and proudly announce her “fame” on Earth! =0)
Have thought of you so much the last few days and today. Thank you for sharing this…I needed it too!
How very precious God is to bring that letter to you today….much love and still many prayers along the way. Thank you for sharing your heart with all of us!
Love this!!! This day will be seared in my mind for the remainder of my life. Another birthday for me passes without ML here with all of us but it is another year to mark as we get closer to the day when we will all be together with her and she can tell us about all the “its SO a God things” that she has experienced.
Love you all!
YOU ARE SUCH AN INSPIRATION TO SO MANY PEOPLE…ESPECIALLY ME! I LOVE YOU!
I love this!! God is so Good!! This makes my heart smile. We drove to Orange Beach today. We can not go through Jackson without thinking about sweet, sunshine Maggie Lee. She was such an angel on Earth and she is still doing great things even from heaven!! What a blessing!! Love y’all!!