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My name's David and I bought a key last year. The word I got on it was Dream as I had some big dreams to fulfill and in the last year a lot of them have come true. I'm currently doing what I love to do and never looking back. Recently, some missionary friends came back home to visit for a while and shared their dream with us to build a church where they're currently located. Hearing this, I couldn't help but give them my key. Now that I had lived up to my word, it's time for them to live it as well. Here's to hoping for the best for them and hoping the key gives them the motivation they need to keep going.”
I bought a key for myself at a time I really needed to be reminded to have courage. I am notorious for being a people pleaser and wanting everyone to like me - because if they don't, then I tend to believe that I must be wrong or have done something wrong.
My best friend was pregnant with her first and was terrified of labor (who wouldn't be?) She lives in Colorado and I'm in Ohio so we're not exactly near each other physically but we talk every day. I knew that giving her my key, though hard, was a good way to remind her that she is strong, brave and could deliver that baby. And it was a way for a small part of me to be with her when I couldn't be there myself.
She had her sweet little baby girl and I hope she remembers to have courage and will be the best mom for her daughter.”
I bought my Giving Key necklace to remind myself that no matter what I've been through, with God, I have the STRENGTH to endure all things.
MY husband and I have buried 2 children, our first a daughter at 1 month and the 2nd a son at 19 months. These were truly the hardest days of my life. While I would give anything to have them here with me, I wouldn't be blessed with the 2 daughters I have now if it wasn't for losing them.
5 years ago I went through a major life-threatening illness. I was diagnosed with double necrotic pneumonia and was on life-support for 31 days. Doctors told my husband if I survived I would be disabled for the rest of my life due to lack of oxygen. But God has a bigger plan and gave me the STRENGTH to survive.
I am a High School Math teacher and believe that job is so much more than a paycheck, I really have the ability to change a student's life. A fellow teacher, whom I know believes the same, has been going through a particularly hard time. She lost her husband at 32 years old, has a daughter that has been going through severe medical issues and just last week lost her mother. I gave her my STRENGTH necklace as a reminder, like it was to me, to lean on God through the hard times.”
I haven't been able to share my giving keys story on here until now, but since I have a little but if free time I thought I'd share it. About a year ago I received a key that said the word "Inspire" on it from a good friend named Britt. I used that word to help rebuild my life and to start inspiring people on my own until a couple weeks ago when I felt so moved that there was someone else in my life that needed it more than me.
That person was my aunt.
Her husband was diagnosed with throat cancer a couple years ago and is now dealing with a lot of the side effects from the treatment that he received while he was sick. He is unable to eat most things and my aunt has always been strong about getting him the help that he needs. I chose to give this key and this word to her to serve as a reminder that she's not alone and that even when life gets tough, it's still important to inspire and be an inspiration for those that we can whenever we can!
I told her that the Giving Keys is so much more than a necklace that you wear on your neck, they're reminders, life-changers, and life savers. While I wore inspire, it was a great reminder that not matter how tough my day was, being an inspiration for someone else is so important!”
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