Receiving The Blessing of Giving …

Last year’s anonymous gift giving spree whet the appetite for another go at it this year. Our stated goal was to give to any and everyone we encountered on our walk across Walnut Street Bridge, “just because,” with no strings attached. Our children were eager to get back out there. Kids thrive on repetition and ritual … they like to “know the ropes,” so to

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How to Find Joy in Christmas Giving …

We had a big Christmas gift-giving adventure yesterday! It was truly an odyssey in its own right, as our family of five, Daniel, myself and our daughter with two grandchildren, got off our regular, “beaten path,”  and drove the side streets, making our way through various neighborhoods, some deemed “poor,” others considered “better areas,” meaning, as the children put it, “they feel safer.” We were

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