Wed, Dec 7
Prompt: What is the kindest thing someone has given you?

“For it is in giving that we receive.”
— St. Francis of Assisi




The Widow’s Mite (from the Gospel According to Luke)
“Jesus looked up and saw rich people putting their gifts into the treasury; he also saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. He said, ‘Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them; for all of them have contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty has put in all she had to live on.’”


  • What do you think is the point of this story?
  • How can we give in such a way that it’s truly a sacrifice?
Here’s a painting of the story by artist James Christensen: