This time of year there’s a lot of focus on giving. People are drawn to helping others, donating to organizations, and serving in different capacities. It seems like the holidays really focus on this. But if you’re like me, giving happens all year long. I’m a silent giver. People don’t know who I give to, … Continue reading When You ‘Feel’ Given Out.
Tell someone ‘Thank you’ today.
Give people recognition. Uplift, encourage and praise people. Do you realize how much just a few words of encouragement can change a persons entire day? How often do we hear words of praise? Many of us work hard at helping others on a daily basis. So often, the jobs that people do, are jobs of … Continue reading Tell someone ‘Thank you’ today.
As I spent this last week allowing my spirit to draw closer to God, and my heart to seek peace…this question kept coming to my mind. “What am I doing to make a difference?” In all the ‘busyness’ we create in our lives, are we being purposeful in helping this world? No matter how … Continue reading You Can.
Encourage and nurture.
If someone were to ask you how you describe yourself, what description would you give? How do you think others would describe you? Would the two descriptions be equivalent? Most likely, your perception of yourself would be much different than how others perceive you. Unfortunately, most of us focus on what we think others notice … Continue reading Encourage and nurture.
Giving From the Heart
Giving. How often do we think of giving? We hear how important it is to give, but the act of actually ‘giving’ has become less and less in this world. I can reflect back on my past. I was selfish. I was barely making enough to make ends meet, so how could I consider giving … Continue reading Giving From the Heart
I need…I want.
What do we really need in our lives? How often do we catch ourselves saying “I need” this or that? There are very few “needs” we must have in order to have a very happy, peaceful, and successful life. We “need” God, food, water, shelter, clothing, family, and a job or responsibility to work toward. … Continue reading I need…I want.