Monday, December 4

“Give what you have. To someone it may be better than you dare to think.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Today’s Excerpt:

When is a time someone has given something to you that you appreciate?

Read stories about giving from the Instagram account Tiny Kindnesses or I Like Giving.

Here are some examples:

  • “My 7-year-old asked me what I wanted Santa to give me for Christmas. I said I wanted pretty plates but that Santa only gives gifts to kids, not grownups. He replied, ‘Then I’m going to ask him for plates.’”
  • “My sister with down syndrome broke her phone about two months ago and has since been saving all she can for a new one. She’s saved about $80 so far. I broke my phone on Thanksgiving and that evening she leaned over and said, ‘You can have half of the money I’ve saved.’”