2013 Christmas Challenge: Day #7…Say Cheese

After yesterday’s disaster, I was anxious to make it up to my family and finally get to the zoo to ooh and awe over the animals and all of the twinkling Christmas lights. It’s hard to explain just how incredibly beautiful The Festival of Lights really is–nearly every inch of the zoo is covered in…

2013 Christmas Challenge: Day #1…A Cozy Bus Stop Bench

The 2013 kindness story begins… I love stories–I love listening to them, I love telling them.  And in any story the beginning is one of my favorite parts…it sets the stage, defines the tone.  It can either grab the listener’s attention, or lose it all together. As I started my 30 Day Christmas Challenge, I…

30 Day Christmas Challenge: Day #31…Merry Christmas!

Changed… While my 30 Day Christmas Challenge may officially be over, the effect it has had on me has not ended…and I hope it never will.  Simply stated, this past month has changed me.  It’s changed the way I look at people…and myself. And while I’ve learned so much over the past four weeks, I…