Many years ago on a crisp December day, I was buying Christmas greens at a local nursery.  As I approached my car I saw her coming down the street.  She was without a home, not much clothing and she was cold. This was the beginning of a beautiful life changing experience that has become a precious memory for me.  If you would like to read the remainder of my story, it can be found under Archives  of Monday Moments, entitled Giving.  It brings to mind that during this exquisite season some of the most special opportunities can find us, to help someone else.  To surprise and uplift another human being with a genuine gesture of kindness, no matter how great or small, is the purest form of love.  The red sweatshirt given to this woman, whose face I will never forget, served to remind me well the importance of giving.  This true story has a very special meaning to me in that it came full circle one year later.  As your days in December fill with shopping, parties and all the festivities that this precious season brings, I hope a sweet chance moment to pay it forward, will find you.  There is no doubt in my mind that the giver is forever changed for the better.    

Blessings to you!