Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2013’

More on Gift-Giving

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“No one has ever become poor by giving.” – Anne Frank. At this time of the year, everyone is thinking about gift-giving–people are out in droves rushing around the stores and shopping until they drop. In the stores, impatience is palpable–I feel sad when I see this. People seem to have lost the true meaning of this holiday season–it is …

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Gifts Come in Many Forms


“You give but little when you give of your possessions.  It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” – Kahlil Gibran. Yesterday, I received a gift from Joe–a gift he created because he knows how much I enjoy birds. It was a gift from his heart and one that brought, and will continue to bring, great pleasure. …

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Nature’s Gift

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“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” – John Burroughs. Nature has so much to offer…and it is as close as your own backyard or local park. Spending time in nature has a way of calming us and bringing us to a point where we can more effectively focus on what …

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