GRATEFUL GIRL'S THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
It happens every year. I think I have it planned out perfectly. I've prepared for weeks, if not months, in advance. I'm sure that I've gotten everyone on the list something that they will love.
I speak of course, of the ever stressful process of purchasing Christmas presents for family and friends. Invariably, each time I go to present the well, present, a nervous little voice in the back of my mind whispers "Did you do enough?" Ugh.
Then again, that little voice pipes up at other times, too. When I submit a completed project at work; when I put the envelope in the collection basket at Mass; when I send my son off to school or a swim meet or a school dance or ... you get the gist.
Giving. It's sort of why we're all here. Just keep it in mind. After all, I'm pretty sure no one, on their deathbed ever wished they'd have given of themselves a little less, capisce?
Either way; do your best, give your all --- and triple check that Christmas list, yo. #give #care
Heb 13:15-17, 20-21-"Brothers and sisters: Through Jesus, let us continually offer God a sacrifice of praise, that is, the fruit of lips that confess his name. Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have; God is pleased by sacrifices of that kind..."