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Challenging evil

Reaching into The Salvation Army’s DNA I was born into a Salvation Army family. Both of my parents were “rescued” by The Salvation Army from poverty and expl... Read More
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Mobile ministry

The Salvation Army delivers 1,000 free, hot meals to farms in Central California each week. Along California’s Central Coast, spanning Point Mugu to Monterey... Read More
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Finding your story

In those things that appear to set us apart, you might uncover the beauty in our diversity and our shared humanity. Have you ever been afraid of failing at s... Read More
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Choosing to miss out

Saying no to some things gives us the opportunity to say yes to the things that mean the most. Face it: you never want to decline a Facebook invitation, even... Read More

Music of the soul

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” - Friedrich Nietzsche Which songs connect with the deepest part of your being? Music is the language of the soul... Read More
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Inspiring quotes on gratitude

"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." –William Arthur Ward   This is the day which the LORD has mad... Read More
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Brave for girls

Parents have dreams for their children. Dreams of success as adults. Dreams of how they will interact with teachers and peers. Dreams of them standing up for th... Read More