Wednesday, February 17, 2010

How Can I Help You?- Chesed in Action

An open to letter to all Chesed volunteers for every organization out there in the world... thank you for everything you do. You continue to inspire me.

Parties to plan
Events to coordinate
Will call you soon
To let you know the date.

Bake cookies
Drive a car?
For chesed, one hundred miles
Is never far.

Deliveries
And work to be done
Helping you out
Is so much fun!

Calls to make
Brownies to bake
Your willingness to help
Really takes the cake

An hour of my time
I am sure I can spare
Because for this cause
I truly do care.

A Sunday event
Lasting the whole day?
I think I have a few hours
To spend that way.

Words can't express
How much it means to me
When you volunteer to help
And do so so willingly.

It continues to amaze me
The chesed you do
Even when I call last minute
Straight out of the blue

Concerts, visits
You never ever stop
Even when you are exhausted
And ready to drop

Helping out
You do with grace and flair
And all the work you do
Continue to show you care

From the bottom of my heart
I thank you again and again
Especially when I call, text, write
Nudging to no end

You give of your time
With a wide open heart
And it is truly that trait within you
That will continue to set you apart.

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