‘The little things’ change lives

Her passion for cooking started with one aromatic meal, served up with love and a cheeky smile.

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Her love for her husband was rekindled after one thoughtful note, slipped under the table at dinner.

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Her desire to truly live again was sparked by one story of survival in a country far more turbulent.

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Her week was improved by one pot of tea after a day of tears.

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Worlds changed when he watched one video on child trafficking and decided to do something about it.

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His belief began when his car hit a pole and he prayed for the first time…

and God let him live.

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Moments in time. Simple gestures. Brief turning points. The little things – as well as the big things – can change lives.

What meal will you cook?

What note will you write?

What video will you share?

What story will you tell?

Forget about your big-picture legacy for a moment, and consider your daily legacy.

What impression will you leave your neighbour, or your co-worker, or your uni friend, or your spouse?

How do your actions show that you truly love God, and that his love lives in you?

It only takes a spark to get a fire going, just as it often only takes one gesture – one story – to change the world around you.


  1. I’ve been working on this lately…I just sent a letter this week to my BFF from high school. We drifted apart and I wanted her to know how much her friendship meant to me back then. It’s awkward being vulnerable but also very connecting…

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