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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About Amber Lea

Life was meant for caring and sharing, and that's what I do best. My words are seldom polished or rehearsed, they come straight from the heart. For the past 20 years I have been in education and information services. In the last 3 years, I have been writing articles on Wordpress & Faithwriters. My first book, "Faith, Hope & Miracles" has been published and is now available on Amazon.com The faith that God has given me has changed my life. My goal as an author is share encouragement, faith & hope in God's great love. ("This is my commandment, that you love one another, as I have loved you". John 15:12) My son and I share a small log cabin in the mountains of Alaska with our 2 dogs and 3 cats. Our frequent visitors include moose, fox, bears, eagles and owls, and occasionally a human or two.

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