So the energy in my giving during my first cycle pretty much fizzled out. My birthday was on July 31st...the big 3-0! So I feel like I was receiving so much love from all around that I wasn't giving anything! My friends and family were awesome to me, and gave me my first ever surprise birthday party the saturday before my birthday. I was totally and completely surprised! My sister and my parents worked together on the plan and they pulled it off without a hitch! There were close to 50…Continue
I feel like my energy has been pretty low this week. So this has given me a huge issue as far as feeling like having the extra energy to give. I therefore have been much less intentional about it. Still looking to the positive side of life, just having a little bit harder time day to day. SO I have been doing a lot of looking back on the day at the end, and trying to focus on the things I gave, whether they were totally mindful or not, it is shedding light on the fact that I am always…Continue
So I have been logging my giving in a little notebook because life has gotten busy and I am too tired at night to sit down and post. I think that this will come back to bite me...now I have 10 days worth of giving to write about so here it goes in a nut shell:
Day 9- The kids and I walked to a local restaurant and had dinner. We sat out on the patio and enjoyed our shared meal and chatted about our day. How stupendous to be able to have conversation with your 2 and 4 year…Continue
My first random gift of the day was giving one of my delicious, $2 market English muffins to my brother in law/housemate. He enjoyed it immensely and I was happy to share!
My second gift was simply going for a bedtime walk with the kids and dog. But, as this challenge has proven again and again, one gift generally leads to another, as well as the opportunity to receive gifts!
About halfway through our walk we saw a dog tied up on the side of her house. Her owner was…Continue