I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
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From Mansion to Mud Hut

From Mansion to Mud Hut

Mar 24, 2010-- Most of us would dig deep in our pockets to donate to a good cause, but how many of us would sacrifice everything? Wealthy businessman Jon Pedley is about to do just that. The 41 year-old is selling his comfortable home, successful consulting business, and top-of-the-line car to kick-off a service-immersion program in rural Uganda. The hope is to improve the community's health, water, and education facilities while giving troubled teens and young adults the opportunity to serve. Read on to learn about the transformation and dreams of a recovering alcoholic who previously described his life as "totally and utterly self-centered". (3765 reads)


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