Hello Joshland Readers,
I've been teasing about "big things" coming up in Joshland in 2011. Well, now it's time to get the ball rolling. And I need your help. I'm calling in a favor. I'm calling all cars!
It's one thing for me to talk about my life with CF. My friends, my family, my world. As you saw in my video from last year, they are all very important to me.
But now I'm thinking bigger. I'm want to share the story of the CF Community with the world. How individual and unique our lives are, yet how we all go down a similar path. How it doesn't just affect me, but it affects 70,000 people across the planet. That's not big number in terms of population, but size doesn't mean anything when you have heart and believe in the possibility of amazing things.
I don't have an exact number, but I'm guessing I've personally connected with over 1,000 different people and families with cystic fibrosis. Because of "Breathe" and this blog, thousands have heard of me. I am humbled and proud to be one voice of 70,000 plus.
But what if...just what if...we put all our voices together? What if we put our differences aside and came together as a community? I'm not just talking "CF people" either. I'm also talking about the CF non profits and organizations across the world that I love and am so thankful for. What if...for a moment...instead of lots of separate, yet equally important missions competing with one another...there was just ONE MISSION?
This quote is the inspiration for the Moganko CF Project:
“It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.” ~ Harry S. Truman
CF Community: I can't tell you more than that right now, but if you want to help promote CF awareness with Moganko and I leading the charge, then email me and maybe I'll give you a little more info...not too much, but a little bit more. :-)
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and write "CF Project" in the subject line.
Friends and Family of the CF Community (that includes you non-CF connected blog readers): I'll have something for you to do soon if you are up to the task. Stay tuned for more info...
Why all the secrecy? Let me put it to you this way...
You can't finish a puzzle until you have all the pieces you need flipped up and sorted, right? Well, right now...I'm gathering the pieces. If I get everything in place before I let the cat out of the bag, (and this works the way I hope it will), then everyone involved wins. EVERYONE.
Trust me. Have I ever steered you wrong? I mean when it's important? :-)
Peaceful Things and Lots of Love,