Reflections on Lent

Much of the Christian world will begin to observe the 40 days of Lent, starting March 1.  As part of their practice, they may give up a particular food or habit, they may commit to additional time in God’s word and prayer, and many will fast, either a specific meal, or a more stringent fast, eliminating certain food groups, such as meats or sweets. The point of these actions is to see how mindlessly we fill our lives with temporary pleasures instead of filling ourselves with God. 

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Widza Bryant
Finger Painting Their Future

During the Fifth Annual VBF Foundation Dinner earlier this month, attendees were offered the opportunity to receive Little Heart Love Banks for a $25 donation.  These banks were finger-painted by our children in the home and were accompanied by beautiful pictures attached of all the children and of a child finger-painting the box. Many of the children pictured were new to the attendees; since the beginning of 2017, our Little Hearts Home in Haiti has tripled its occupancy, from four children to eleven. 

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Widza Bryant
The Capacity of a Mother's Love

Mother's Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the person, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world. In the U.S., it is celebrated on the second Sunday each May.

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Widza Bryant
Give Thanks

Thanksgiving is a distinctly American holiday, simply revolving around family, food, and football (really, an excuse to stretch out before the TV and nap while “watching” the game.)

More importantly, it is a time to count the many blessings that God has bestowed on us.  Here, at the Vladimir Bryant Foundation, we are thankful for what God has done for us. In 2017, we have seen the following:

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Widza Bryant