Give one thing away each day for 29 days. Why? Because to see your world change, you have to DO something to change your world.
Henry Zane Walker Foster was born a month early by Cesarean March 5, 2013 at…
I read a quote, and I can't recall where or the exact words, but it was something like, "writing about giving interferes with the giving itself". Now, I know that's not true of everyone, and sometimes the accountability can be useful, but it's…Continue
I met an acquaintance for coffee after work today. He would very much like to work for my organization and is currently unemployed, and so we spent time talking about his experiences and the sort of positions he would be qualified for. I gave…Continue
My gift today was to a wonderful gentleman who worked as a sub on our campus this past year. He asked to use me as a reference and the school district requests are coming in. We also found time to chat on the phone about his interview tomorrow…Continue
Tuesday's gift was compassion. My neighbor, who recently was widowed, had to put her beloved dog Shelby to sleep. She was pulling out of the driveway as I was preparing to leave. She stopped and I walked over and petted Shelby and told her to…Continue
Day 8: We've had a round of thunderstorms in the evenings that frighten my youngest cat, Leroux, to pieces. I spent a lot of time last night petting him and reassuring him until the bad weather passed. By then he was feeling so affectionate that…Continue
Gift # 29 (Mon 6/17/13): Well, today I either gave away $2 or $100,000,000; I don't quite know yet.
I'm not too big on lotteries--I was taught growing up that they were Really Bad Things for a variety of reasons. So I rarely buy…Continue