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The Reason for the Season - Day 8

Merry Christmas!


Today I reached out to an extended family member who is having a tough time. This person has lost something that no one should lose and I cannot imagine the pain of a holiday season after such a loss. I am not going to go on about the details but I wanted to share this for today.

Giving at Christmas isn't all about money or food or donations. It is also about meeting people where they are at. Not everyone needs something you can hold in your hand this season. Some people just need support and love. If you know someone who needs a little extra support right now... call them. Write them. E-mail them. Send them a card. Just let them know you are there.

What did you do today?

2 comments:

Lindsey 10:47 AM  

Kristen, I must say that your blog has totally warmed my heart this past week. I love it when I see that others "get" what giving is truly about. It's really not about the stuff, it goes much deeper than that. Thanks for sharing. It's been an encouragement to me as well as all of the lives you are touching through your giving!

Kristen 1:04 PM  

Thanks L! There was a part of me that almost didn't want to do this series on my blog. I wanted to do the giving but wasn't sure if blogging about it defeated the purpose of giving humbly. Glad it is doing what I had hoped!!!

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