Tag Archives: giving

Give, sweet mama, give. Give, my man, give.

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. –Pablo Picasso Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have. –Jim Rohn We only have what we … Continue reading

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Dear Fountainpen,

Dear Fountainpen, On Sunday we carried our ceramic Christmas tree–the one Barry’s mom crafted for us many years ago–upstairs from the basement.  I discovered some of your hand-crocheted snowflakes and sprinkled them beneath the green tree. You’ve been my friend … Continue reading

Posted in December 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 54 Comments

Keep giving away…

  I have been pondering giving a lot lately.  When the world seems turned upside down and backwards, it’s often not clear what we can do to help. One thing that can so soothe a weary or confused soul is … Continue reading

Posted in March 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , | 29 Comments

Living as gift

I have been pondering the act of giving, and how we can live more as a gift to ourselves and others.  Instead of living in the commodity mode of exchange our culture fosters, how can I give of myself more … Continue reading

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Sharing cupcakes and smiles on Good Morning America

May I share a fun family story with you? Yes, yes, it involves cupcakes again.  (Just so you know it’s a sweet story.)  I promise we won’t be telling weekly cupcake adventures.  (OK, I don’t promise.  But it’s not likely … Continue reading

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