It's a Small World

In just one week 16 families and 34 staff/volunteers will meet in Orlando for an amazing Inheritance of Hope Legacy Retreat.

We will travel from Florida, Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Colorado, Michigan, Kansas, New York, Georgia, and North Carolina.

We will bring these families together in a very special and unique community and they will take that home with them.

Between social networking, email, cell phones and skype it really is a small world after all.

How appropriate!

As is becoming my tradition and in honor of our upcoming Legacy Retreat venue and my title of this blog I decided to google the lyrics to the famous Disney song. There is no doubt this song can stick in your head like no other!  Perhaps you have sung this song a million times and heard it a million more, but never truly HEARD the words until now?

Small World

It's a world of laughter, a world or tears.
Its a world of hopes, its a world of fear.
Theres so much that we share.
That its time we're aware,
Its a small world after all.

Its a small world after all.
Its a small world after all.
Its a small world after all.
Its a small, small world.

There is just one moon and one golden sun.
And a smile means friendship to everyone.
Though the mountains divide
And the oceans are wide
It's a small small world.

One of our primary goals at Inheritance of Hope is to bring together families with young children with a parent battling a life-threatening illness so they can know they are not alone! So they can encourage each other and share their burdens. Through our laughter and our tears the February 2012 Disney Legacy Retreat Community is going to make this world feel really small.

We are going to share our hopes and our fears.  Hopes to see Cinderella and ride Thunder Mountain with no line AND hopes to leave a lasting legacy for our children.  Fears to ride the Rock N Rollercoaster and Space Mountain and fears to leave our children without a parent at far too young of an age.

We are going to have fun!  We are going to build amazing friendships!  We are going to treat these families to an amazing vacation!

I can't wait....