Saturday, December 5, 2009

Christmas Gifts We Can Give

 
  • Have a silent night in your house. Turn off the TV and Music and enjoy your family.
  • Send an anonymous thank you note.
  • Send a Christmas card to someone in a nursing home who has no family.
  • Cook a meal for a weary friend.
  • Walk a neighbors dog.
  • Babysit for a young couple whose budget is tight.
  • Shovel snow from your neighbors sidewalk.
  • Smile at a stranger.
  • When clearing your windshield of snow and ice, clear the windshield of the car next to you.
  • Give to the Salvation Army Kettle.
  • Put your shopping cart back into its place
  • Let a mother of small children go ahead of you in the grocery line.
  • Sneak a note into a friend's stocking to be read on Christmas morning.
  • Put something you no longer need on cragslist.com for free.
  • Deliver Christmas cookies to the fire or police department.
  • Offer your extra tree clippings tro someone who has an artificial tree to add the wonderful scent of pine to their home.
  • Phone a faraway relative on Christmas morning.
  • Play Christmas music often.
  • Be a courteous driver.
  • Cuddle your child longer than usual.
  • Make sweet rolls and deliver them to your neighbor to be eaten Christmas morning.
  • Tape change to a pay phone or vending machine with a note welcoming anyone who needs it to use it.
  • Leave the parking space up front from someone else.
  • Seek forgiveness from someone you know you might need to.
  • Forgive someone who needs it from you.
  • Pray for someone you wouldn't normally pray for.

 
Remember... The Best gift we can give is to give of ourselves.


 
What will you give this Christmas Season?

 

 

 


 

5 comments:

Nikia, May and da kids said...

I'm definitely implementing your top 10 in that list this year! Thank you for those Christmas tips.

May

The Garden of Egan said...

Just stumbled onto your blog and loved the title so I snooped.
I love your Christmas tips.

Beth at Aunties said...

These are wonderful thoughts and tips!!! I just followed you over from another blog. Every one has to love 'Big Sky Montana'!

Chrissy said...

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R Max said...

This is wonderful and even more wonderful is the fact that I have already done some of these things! I love Christmas!