Monday, November 12, 2007

sticky post**Be A Blessing, Let Your Light Shine

Mary over at Mary’s Writing Nook
and I would like to encourage the women and men in our blogging community to start a sweet tradition. We would like to get everyone involved-even the children. We want to be a blessing in His name this year. We would like you to come up with an idea that will enable you to reach out to someone in need during this Christmas season. If you are already involved in some type of Christmas giving tradition, we would like to hear about that too.
Here are some ideas:
Collect food for a food bank
Shoeboxes by Franklin Graham
Angel Tree-they provide gifts for children with parents in jail
Collect donations for a local charity
Bake cookies for a nursing home
Decorate a room at a nursing home for Christmas
Let your children make Christmas cards for soldiers in Iraq
Send a care package to a soldier

We want your ideas.
On November 12th, we will ask you to post your ideas and link back here so that others can get some ideas. We will give you a month to complete your adventure in giving.
If you have children or grandchildren- please get them involved.
We have been given so much-let’s show them how great it feels to be a blessing during this time of the year. If you have children involved -maybe you could interview them and let the post be about their responses. And , if you can take pictures we would love to see them.. Once your post is up come back here and we will have another Mr linky up so that we can all share in the joy.
Our final post will be on the 10th of December.
After you have your post up come back and add your post to Mr Linky.
Lets be a blessing in His name this year.
Please be thinking-spread the word and come back here on November 12th to join with us.
Let’s choose to reach out in the name of our Lord and be a blessing and a light.
Please feel free to grab the button that Mary has created for us.
It is a pleasure to join arms and work together with you in His name.

18 comments:

Mary said...

Wahoooo! Yes, my friend, we did it. Now God can take it where He wants it to go. May all the Glory go to HIM!!!

Denise said...

This is wonderful, you two are sweet little angels. I am going to get involved in this, have posted it on my blog. I love you.

Connie@Little Red Hearts From God said...

great idea...

I'll get busy...

btw... you gave me chills.. saying how cool to kiss the cheek that would be kissed by our savior within hours...

man, never thought about it like that... awesome..

Regina said...

Awesome idea!

Linda said...

I just wanted to say I saw your comment at Little Red Hearts, and it was very sweet. Had to come on over and see who the nice lady is!

Mary said...

Sharon,

This is what I'm talking about

Be A Blessing This Christmas

MelanieJoy said...

Great idea! Count me in. I'll let ya'll know what I decided to do.

Mary said...

Sharon,

I have a couple of new ideas that would be a blessing to the recipients.
1. Volunteer in the kitchen of a church of shelter that provides a Christmas dinner for the less fortunate. (The dinners are often the week before Christmas here.)

2. Send a Christmas card to a recovering soldier. I will provide the address on my posting so anyone who wishes to put a soldier on their Christmas card list can do so.

Sandi said...

This is a good idea. I like the idea of get children and grandchildren involve. It will be so much more fun when there is more than one doing the project.

Melanie said...

What a wonderful idea!

Monkey Giggles said...

What a wonderful Idea. I would like to join in.

Sharon said...

That would be great. I look forward to seeing the great ideas on Monday.

freetofly said...

Great idea! We have things we are doing through our church. But, I am going to get with my son and see what he & I can do together. I will link and post by Monday.

Bless you for exhorting us to shine!

Karen said...

I have an award for you - see post of Monday 12th Nov 'Ray of Sunshine'

Denise said...

What fun this will be seeing all the different ideas ... I am looking forward to picking a few ideas and making them happen... It is such a good idea...........

and good morning to you.......

Once Upon a Dream... said...

Good morning! I'm new to your blog and just found out about this wonderful opportunity from Big Blueberry Eyes's blog. I know it's Tuesday, but could I possibly still include a post? Please let me know.

Eden

Once Upon a Dream... said...

I just posted!

ancient one said...

OK, I've done my thing and put it up on my blogspot. Don't know how to link to a mr. linky ?