Letter From The Director 10/15

Joe WaughI heard an interesting concept recently about goals and how to achieve them. It’s called the “Why, What Concept”. So often we get caught up in the “what” we are doing and forget the “why”.

It is easy for us here at Tipton Children’s Home to get caught up in the “what” we are doing. We are taking children to school, going to ballgames, sitting in a doctor’s office, figuring out what to feed them for supper and the list goes on and on. Those things are the “what” we do, and if that’s all we see, then we can get in trouble with our thinking. Now for the other side of the concept, let’s look at the why? Why we do what we do? We do it to provide for children who, through no fault of their own, have been placed with us. We provide a better home and environment than where they previously lived.

Why do we do what we do? Because so many of you have placed your faith in us, and we are eternally grateful for that. But most of all we do it to introduce these children to the opportunity to have an eternal home in heaven. We have been given a golden opportunity and a God-given responsibility to lead souls to Christ. We don’t take that task lightly.

How can you help? Please pray that all of us at Tipton Children’s Home will have the strength and courage to focus on the “why” and not the “what.” It’s something we must make a goal to focus on each and every day-to focus on the bigger picture and the eternal goal. And also, as always, if you know of children in need we have beds and staff available. Please call me with any of your questions or concerns. Joe B. Waugh 580-667-5221.