Tag: giving

Giving Joy

I’ve made a lot of mistakes with my wallet. A dress shirt that didn’t quite fit – mistake. A monthly subscription I hardly used – mistake. A toy that my daughter is not (and probably never will be) interested in – mistake. Extra queso at Qdoba – nah that was worth it, never mind. As …

Read more

A Merry Christmas $100 Giveaway

Through the generosity of our friends at Rockstar Finance and their Community Fund we were given $100 to give away during this Christmas season. The first thing we thought about is how can we spread this around to provide the most blessing. We all know $100 doesn’t go a long ways these days, but as …

Read more

The Perks of Community

Always support the head. Have the new diaper ready. Sleep is for wimps. It pays (literally) to live in close community with other people. These are all lessons I’ve learned in the past two weeks after the birth of our first baby! I was reflecting with an overwhelming sense of gratitude towards the people we …

Read more

Should I Donate Money at Checkout?

Yesterday I was at the repair shop after one of our cars had a large bolt stuck in one of the tires, causing a slow leak. When we came to pick-up the vehicle, I was given the total due and then asked if we wished to “round-up” for a local charity. This was one of the …

Read more

How to Give the Perfect Christmas Gift

Every holiday season brings with it a lot of joy and excitement. But with it – there is also some confusion and stress. For me, the stress often comes from trying to find the perfect Christmas gift for the people that I really care about. Sometimes (I’m often guilty of this with my wife) I get so …

Read more

Ideas for Giving During the Christmas Season

Today we got our first big snowfall of the season, and woke up to a nice dusting of 3 inches on the driveway. My boys and I immediately put on our snow gear, bundled up, and proceeded to clear the drive way and throw snowballs. My kids focused on the important task of snowballs! :) …

Read more