But I also love Thanksgiving. I love the food and being with family. But most of all I love the thankfulness. The opportunity to humbly thank our Creator for the bounty all around us. A season of gratitude is just the thing we need to curb the greed that can creep into the Christmas season.
So I thought, why not put some thanks and giving into our Thanksgiving?
Now being grateful and giving to help those in need is it's own reward, but I thought I'd offer a little incentive. Everyone who participates in this little Thankfulness blogfest will be entered to win (what else?) Christmas story collections!
|A signed copy of Checkin' It Twice, which contains my story "Broken Things."|
|A signed copy of Stolen Christmas, which contains my story "Shepherds and Kings."|
|An e-copy of Sing We Know of Christmas. (I'm not in this one, but all proceeds go to benefit kids with Down's Syndrome.)|
Here's what you need to do.
Comment on this post with five unique things you are grateful for. Try to think outside the box. (1 entry)
Donate something to a charity (money, food, clothing--anything). It doesn't have to be a big donation. (1 entry)
Do something kind for someone else. Again, it doesn't have to be big. Just do something to make someone else's day a little brighter. (1 entry)
Fill out this form letting me know you did these, and you'll be entered. In fact, as many times as you do these things, you'll get another entry!
So let's get out there and put some thanks and giving into Thanksgiving! I promise you'll be glad you did.
Giveaway runs through Thanksgiving Day (November 22). Winners will be announced Saturday, November 24!