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Love Your Enemy love All.. H.O.W and W.H.Y

Updated on December 25, 2012

Love All

This is Christmas Day!

I see these pictures of these sweet children.

These children are hurt, sick and dying of starvation. We ask ourselves how and why?

This is our world.

Then I find a glitter of hope!

In the middle of all this hurt and chaos, there really is hope.

Jesus is our hope!

But we have to start with ourselves to help. We have to help others.

Look around you. What can you do? What can I do?

I remember what a good friend told me a long time ago, get your eyes off yourself, put them on Jesus, help others, you will forget your problems.

How true that is!

I started doing for others, and I quit complaining. And when I started complaining again and I get lazy I remember what she told me. Then I feel so ashamed.

I start getting selfish again!

Why do I do that? I ask myself so many times.

Sometimes I feel like I am hitting my head against a wall. I feel like I cannot do anything right.

I fail so many times.

Then I have some great news!

Hope returns!

I find out my son and his wife that live in Mexico, starting collecting clothes and toys last month for children in hospitals etc.

They starting asking friends, everyone on their street and explained what they wanted to do.

My son said the response has been wonderful.

There are so many clothes and toys that they spent their Christmas going from hospital to hospital, and there are so many left over. Their friend that works at an orphanage in Matamours said that they will deliver the rest to them tomorrow.

Come all you faithful


I am so proud of my son and his beautiful wife.

I am so proud of all their caring friends and neighbors!

It gives me hope in society, that people really do care!

What a great Christmas present to know my children are so caring.

I thank God for each blessing..

God Bless each one of you!

May God keep you in His arms!

Keep the Faith!

Love your enemy, love others. Let’s have compassion.

I thank you all that have contributed in the H.O.W. movement on the Hub.. Thanks to so many hubbers, but especially Bill Holland that started it! Bill, you really are an amazing person!

By Debbie Brooks


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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX



      I am so blessed



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      Shining Irish Eyes 5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Wonderful addition to the H.O.W. movement and your son is a respectable young man! Good job!

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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      What great kids you have -- so compassionate and selfless in helping others in need. Very lovely story to share and inspiring. You are blessed! Happy New Years in 2013.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Gypsy.. I am blessed to e such wonderful children thank you for passing this on.. God Bless you and have a happy New year..

      Laurinzo I am blessed to call you friend too.

      thank you for reading and commenting

      God B less you

      and here is to a lot of Happy New Years


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      Live To Write 5 years ago from Phoenix, Az.

      Beautiful Deborah... I am very blessed to be able to know and call you friend, and your family is blessed to have you in their lives...

      As usual , your words inspire hope, and incite joy,

      and express beauty!!! (beautiful song choice too!!!)

      God bless

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. Such a wonderful story Debbie. Your son and daughter-in-law are great people for doing something like this. If such things happened the world over and people all reached out in need what a wonderful world this would be. Hope all your wishes and dreams come true in 2013! Passing this on.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX



      thank you both,, you are so nice.. I pray you had a great Christmas day

      Happy New year


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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 5 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Your son and daughter-in-law are doing great things for the Lord, but I have a feeling that they may have learned this compassion and love from your modelling. A lovely Christmas story.

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      flashmakeit 5 years ago from usa

      Your son is a man to be proud of for being so thoughtful.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Martin.. Lord is so good to us.. He helps us in our times of needs even teaches us how to love our enemies..

      Bravewarrior I am very proud of my son.. God Bless you my friend

      Happy New year to both of you


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      Shauna L Bowling 5 years ago from Central Florida

      You must be so proud, Debbie! What a selfless thing your son and daughter are doing!

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      Martin Kloess 5 years ago from San Francisco

      The Lord has been gracious to remove enemies from my path. The Lord has also blessed me with the talents to be a blessing to my fellow man. Thank you for this article and guiding me to the Page article.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      billy I hope you have had a Merry Christmas..... Happy New Year my amazing friend


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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Thank you, Debbie, but I happen to think you are pretty amazing as well. Great message for the H.O.W. movement. I am proud to be your friend.