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Give a thumbs up (Day 22 of #24DaysofGiving)


  Do you know someone who is doing a great job? A friend, co-worker, teacher, or other community helper who has gone above and beyond? Maybe someone who has prevailed despite difficult circumstances? Or during this busy holiday season, someone in the service industry – a salesperson or restaurant server – who has gone the extra mile … Continue reading

Give a prayer (Day 21 of #24DaysofGiving)
Advent / Relationships / Spiritual Practice

Give a prayer (Day 21 of #24DaysofGiving)


My husband and I are both involved in church ministry. He co-leads a Sunday evening service at The Well, a new worshiping community here in Atlanta, and I facilitate spiritual formation groups and classes. Year-round, no matter the season or the holiday, prayers are always needed and requested.  Polls have shown that 75% of Americans believe … Continue reading

Give yourself a treat (Day 20 of #24DaysofGiving)
Advent / Spiritual Practice

Give yourself a treat (Day 20 of #24DaysofGiving)


Are visions of sugarplums dancing in your head? As I write this, my daughter is dancing joyfully in the kitchen to Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker Suite,” her enthusiasm no doubt fueled by some treats from her classroom holiday party earlier today. Celebrate the magic and sweetness of this season with a treat, something to warm and lift … Continue reading