Tuesday, December 13, 2011

20 Gifts to Give

Posted by Donna:

I received this through the mail yesterday. It was in the church bulletin we receive from one of the area congregations. I just loved it and decided to share it with you.

20 Gifts to Give

1. Mend a quarrel.
2. Seek out a forgotten friend.
3. Hug someone tightly and whisper "I love you."
4. Forgive an enemy.
5. Be gentle and patient with an angry person.
6. Express appreciation.
7. Gladden the heart of a child.
8. Find the time to keep a promise.
9. Make or bake something for someone else---anonymously.
10. Speak kindly to a stranger.
11. Enter into another's sorrow.
12. Smile. Laugh a little. Laugh a little more.
13. Take a walk with a friend.
14. Kneel down and pat a dog.
15. Lessen your demands on others.
16. Apologize if you were wrong.
17. Turn off the television and talk.
18. Pray for someone who helped you when you hurt.
19. Give a soft answer even though you feel strongly.
20. Encourage an older person.

Charles Swindoll, "The Finishing Touch"

These are gifts we can give everyday of our lives. They're really simple, they don't cost us anything--but they mean everything to others. Plus, these are the gifts that are remembered years and years later. I hope you enjoyed the list as much as I did. Pin It Now!

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