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Six Year Old Forfeits Her Birthday Party To Feed Homeless Folks

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Armani Crews

 

*”…and a little child will lead them.”  Isaiah 11 : 6

I’m not one to quote scripture at the drop of a hat, but that one just dropped into my head.  Will somebody say “Amen!”

Most of us are hard-wired to think about what we can GET for our birthdays.  This doll I’m about to tell you about is showing us how it should be done.

Armani Crews was preparing for her sixth birthday.  While most of her kindergartener peers would have been looking forward to a celebration with their friends, she told her mom she wanted to feed the homeless instead.  She’d one day watched her older brother give leftovers to a homeless man, and a seed had been planted.

While her mom thought the request was different, she went along with it, and told Armani that they could hand out sandwiches.  Armani thought they could do better than that, and told her mom she wanted to serve exactly what she’d have had at her own party.

It’s at about that point of the story when I began associating the word “angel” with little Armani.

When Armani’s dad started adding up the financial cost of implementing his daughter’s plan, he told her that if she did that, she wouldn’t get any presents for her birthday.

Armani’s reply will melt your heart. Continue reading