Daily Archives: December 11, 2012


A great reminder of what the spirit of giving is all about! Let’s spend more time trying to be a blessing to someone else. Merry Christmas!

quiet ambitions:

“Give what you have; to someone it may be better than you dare to think.”  ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

This is the season of giving.  Many hours and much money will be spent searching out the “perfect” gift for those we love.  That’s not always a bad thing.  The problem comes when we get so caught up in our perfectionistic search that we lose the joy of the season and forget that we’re attempting to bless, not just fulfill a list of things we feel obligated to do.

God seems to take delight in reminding me of this. 

I am usually done with the shopping by the end of October.  With the onslaught of the end-of-the-year shows, orders, etc., it is a lot more fun for me when I can do my shopping throughout the year instead of racing out into the fray of the actual holiday shopping frenzy.  Some people enjoy…

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