How often do we pray for the basics? It recently dawned on me why kids place so much stock in stuffed animals and dolls How often do we pray for the basics? A familiar face, hug from a loved one, a walk with our pet. Dear Family, I miss you dearly. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.