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Move Your FeetLast October, our pastor introduced us to this proverb.  It caught my attention because I pray better when I walk — my ability to sit still is somewhat limited.

But the idea behind this proverb is that when you pray for something, you also need to DO something.  Don’t just pray for better health.  Make better food choices.  Don’t just pray for work.  Apply for jobs.

But what about when you are praying for someone else?  How do you move your feet to solve the problem of world hunger?  One way to do it is by literally walking.

Next Sunday, October 12, 2014, we all have the opportunity to put feet to our prayers and do something about global hunger.  October 12 is the Crop Hunger Walk. On this day, church groups around the United States take part in this Church World Services event.  They take pledges and get out and walk in our communities, making this issue more visible in areas where hunger may not be a huge problem.

I know how tempting it is to pass over an event like this.  Your schedule is packed.  You have so much to do, but do it.  Do it for those who hunger.  Do it for the babies and the mothers and the aunties.  You can find an event in your area on Crop Hunger Walk site.

As busy as we are, everyone who participated from our church is looking forward to doing it again this year, but there are also ways to participate if you can’t actually take part in the walk.  Walkers need financial support.  Many congregations need people to give Minutes for Mission to raise awareness.

Whatever your talents are, don’t bury them.  Get them out and get busy in prayer.


Have a Mary Little Christmas

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