(Day 1) 29-Day Giving Challenge - A place for sharing.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by rainplace, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    This will be the thread where we share our stories about giving to others. If you didn't sign up but would like to participate, please do! If you miss a day, remember that's okay, just go for it the next day! I'll be sending out pm's to everyone who showed interest and hopefully we'll see each other here on or by Sunday, January 31.

    Donna
     
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2010
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    And lo and behold Sunday is the day of the trivia challenge and I am helping a new host make it a good one!!!!
     
  3. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    I will still participate, off course. I was a bit sidetracked this week. Hubby has a dentist appointment tomorrow and the kids drove me nuts.
     
  4. weaveagarden

    weaveagarden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of course I am in Donna. Happy to be able to do this. I need it more than ever right now.
     
  5. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    After receiving a few mails, I wanted to clarify... no money is needed to give!

    Call that relative/friend that you know wants to hear from you.
    Let someone who seems more in a hurry than you, cut in line.
    Ask you checkout person about themselves.
    Help your child make a card for their favorite teacher.
    Give eggs to a person you don't like. [​IMG]
    Write a letter or card to your neighbor and post it through usps (my neighbor just did that for me... I loved it!)
    Invite someone you just met to church or to a movie or to dinner.
    Smile at everyone you see when you go to the store.

    The list is endless... The point is to give whatever it is you have to give. Some days we have more to give than others, but we always have something.

    All those baby clothes you have packed away... give them away.. finally.
    Be open to your spouse [​IMG]
    Play legos/pretend with your child
    Listen to youtube with your teenager (their picks)
    When you go grocery shopping, pick up one item for the food bank and drop it off.
    Help a co-worker who is struggling... one you don't like (<smiles at Debi>)

    The point is to give... to be aware of giving... to be in a state of giving... to give
     
  6. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
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    I am in. Way eggcited. Rainplace, thanks for doing this. Out here where I live many folks are rude, crude and down right not nice if you are "from away". You can live here for 50 years, but if you were not born here you are from away. Just being nice to people throws them for a loop. They don't know how to react. Kinda like being nice out of spite. [​IMG]

    This is going to be fun [​IMG]
     
  7. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    I'm in!
    Thanks for the reminder!
     
  8. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Wow, day one has arrived! It's 8 am here in the pacific northwest. I'm going to try to put myself in a state a giving and look for giving opportunities throughout the day. I'll come back later and tell you all how it goes. I'm excited!
     
  9. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    I'm in!
     
  10. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Quote:Woot! [​IMG]
     

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