Remember how quickly rumors
spread back in high school?
You couldn’t wait to dial that phone (maybe a rotary one?)
and share the news that Sally was kissing Bobby at last night’s
football game. And before you knew it the news had traveled with
the ferocity of a fifty-foot tidal wave across an unsuspecting
beachfront. The damage was often much worse, though. Instead
of broken buildings, hearts and lives were destroyed as the lies
continued to flood the school halls, providing daily conversation
for anyone who cared to listen. I can only imagine the impact
of sharing that type of information in today’s technical
age with the click of a mouse or special call feature on the
I got to thinking, what if we were as excited
about sharing good news and good causes with everyone we knew?
What if we rushed to our email and told everyone we knew about
Bethany House and the opportunities to see lives changed? What
Can you imagine the positive impact that would
result if every person who read this website shared with
one, five, or even ten other people the incredible stories of
our residents? We could fill up every seat at our upcoming banquet
in a matter of minutes. We would then have the opportunity to
highlight the amazing work we are accomplishing and invite others
to join the fun.
The whole world knows when a certain hotel heiress
walks one of her ten dogs, yet we continue the upward battle
of getting news of our organization out to those who just might
share our values and vision.
You can change that right now! Please, print out and complete
the following commitment form. Make a copy to remind yourself
of the challenge you’ve accepted. Download
- Beth E. Rhinehart
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