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Day 2: Treat A Stranger

There are no small gestures in life. Simple, yes. Small, no way. Everything we do in life has the potential to make an impact and create ripples much larger than we could ever imagine. We do not know what most people are going through. We are not aware of their struggles, the heartaches, or demons… Continue reading Day 2: Treat A Stranger

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Join Us For The 25 Days of Giving

"Tis the season to be jolly, Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la, la, la!" The holiday season is here. This week we will gather with family to enjoy a delicious meal while we pause to reflect on life's blessings and all of things for which we are thankful. It is a day that we look forward to each year. Thanksgiving… Continue reading Join Us For The 25 Days of Giving

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Just Another Week

Two years ago during a week in February I did something that would change my life forever.  At the time, I was clueless to impact that action would have on me, the recipients of my act, and on the lives of hundreds, maybe thousands, of others.  You have heard the story before.  I have shared… Continue reading Just Another Week

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Day 8: Be A Good Neighbor

Good neighbors make great neighborhoods.  Today, as Day 8 of our 25 Days of Giving, we focused on trying to help in our neighborhood. We wanted to be good neighbors. We spent some time in the cold collecting trash, retrieving trash barrels from the street, and picking up dog manure.  Simple gestures of pride in… Continue reading Day 8: Be A Good Neighbor

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Day 14: Brighten Someone’s Day

I have debated all evening about writing this post.  This morning's tragic event in Newtown, Connecticut has left me in shock.  I struggle to comprehend and understand why something like this could happen.  They were children.  Young, innocent children who had so much life ahead of them.  Today's horrific news has made everything seem so… Continue reading Day 14: Brighten Someone’s Day

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Day 5: Kind Gesture

One of the most memorable, and emotional, moments of my life happened earlier this year while participating in Random Acts of Kindness week. By now, you have heard the story of Marvin and Doris and power of two cups of coffee. That experience taught me that simple acts of kindness can make a difference in… Continue reading Day 5: Kind Gesture

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Random Acts of Kindness

When we think about volunteering and serving others, we often assume that we must invest a lot of time and money.  This assumption could keep us from getting involved in our community and help others in need.  Do we really need to give up all of our time and money to positively impact others?  The… Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness