This year as I was searching my very favorite website for ideas, Pinterest, and I came across a wonderful idea. One that I am going to amend, personalize and ATTEMPT this Christmas Season. I make no assumptions that I can carry it out everyday but I will try.
It's an idea that I'm excited about and one that has crazy, good potential... It's a version of what I read called RACK...
25 days of Random Acts of Christmas Kindness. I looked at the lists of others who have tried it before and got so inspired!
I created a list that our family can try to do around here. Our advent wreath is going to be an old fashioned ring pull away but written inside each ring is our act for the day.
I am excited about this for a number of reasons. First of all I want to teach my children to give and experience that joy. Secondly, I want people to have unexpected blessings during Christmas. I want this season to be less about our wish lists (although that's fun) and more about the spirit of love and giving and the true meaning of Christmas.
I have a "Good Deed" Bonus opportunity for my students and I wanted in on the action. I want to model for them by example, not a list of ideas I pass around.
It's my hope that this verse to comes to life for us this Christmas season "In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words Lord Jesus himself said: It is more blessed to give than to receive" Acts 20:35
I will try to blog about our highlights, but I want to be present and do it for the sake of others, not necessarily blogging or documenting it. It's just too exciting not to share and anyone is welcome to join us, on one day or everyday! That's why I'm calling it "operation: bless" because its my prayer that many are blessed this Christmas!!!
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