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A Different Kind Of Giving

Today Is Giving Tuesday The year 2008 was a different one for me. Just over two years had passed since just about everything that had meant so much to me lost their significance, including Christmas traditions and giving to others. Only my daughter and my writing brought me any real joy. Back then, I often did not have a clue what the topic of my next post on my former blog would be. There was no list of ideas that I could just go to and retrieve a story. Life

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Blessing And Benediction In A Liquidation Store

Be The Change… Growing up, I had no role model of unconditional love in my immediate or family circles. Neither was there anyone who showed me how to give without expecting anything in return. Kindness, empathy or simply lending a listening ear to a neighbour, stranger or even a supposed loved one was not something that was common in the early years of my life. Thirty years into my journey before these lessons started to seep in. Learning to open myself to the teachings was challenging, downright hard at times