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Gratitude

To be grateful is to recognize the Love of God in everything He has given us, and He has given us everything. Every breath we draw is a gift of His L...

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“I want to do something splendid...
something heroic or wonderful that won't be forgotten after I'm dead.

I don't know what, but I'm on the watch for it and mean to astonish you all someday.”

Jo March (Louisa May Alcott)Little Women
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The World Needs Us

This week I got to hold a Camp DeSoto girl’s baby girl. She squirmed and giggled and delighted us all. And as I squeezed her little self to mine I ...

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“If every person in this room made it a rule that wherever you are, whenever you can, you will try to act a little kinder than is necessary - the world really would be a better place.

And if you do this, if you act just a little kinder than is necessary, someone else, somewhere, someday, may recognize in you, in every single one of you, the face of God.”

R.J. PalacioWonder
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Becoming Real

“Real isn't how you are made,' said the Skin Horse. 'It's a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play ...

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Philippians 4:8

Camp DeSoto girls know that words matter. As Sue often quoted, “Words are so powerful they should only be used to bless, to heal, to prosper.”

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On the Road Again

Hey Camp DeSoto girls! Lately, Phil and I (and sometimes Marsha and Nicole) have been traveling around the southeast to tell girls about Camp DeSoto ...

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The Life of Riley

Riley went on an adventure this weekend! Little River is beautiful this time of year. The river is still low, but the water is clear and the leaves ...

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Belonging

Whenever someone joins the Camp community, we sing. Whether to first-time campers on Opening Day or a visitor who drops in to share a meal in the Din...

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Camp DeSoto Slideshows

We'll be traveling to several towns in the southeast this October and November, and we would love to see you at one of our Camp DeSoto parties!

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