Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Enough aLReaDy! Word and Create!!!!

Okay...so try as I might it has been quite difficult to get this post up. I haven't missed a Monday in months....grrrrr......

I have been having one of those days for several days. 2 migraines, company, lots of cooking, overdoing, you name I have done it. My energy has been zapped!

And just when I thought today
would be a day of nothing but creativity,
blogging and the like...
I must make an emergency trip to a town an hour away...in the snow. {wonderful!}

But you know me...Little Miss Sunshine. I refuse to NOT post something today. I promised you a Word a Week for 52 Weeks and I promised you a 12 Days of Christmas Challenge....so let's get to it!

Our Word for the Week is...
CHARITY

–noun, plural -ties.


generous actions or donations to aid the poor, ill, or helpless: to devote one's life to charity.


something given to a person or persons in need; alms: She asked for work, not charity.


a charitable act or work.


a charitable fund, foundation, or institution: He left his estate to a charity.


leniency in judging others; forbearance: She was inclined to view our selfish behavior with charity.


I chose this word for several reasons. First off because a very dear friend of mine said that Charity needed to be my Word of the Week and second of all because who couldn't use a little Charity this time of year? It is the perfect Word to have on our minds.

This week I choose to have Charity in my heart 
towards all I meet, 
 donate a case or 2 of food to the Ministry Center
  and work on a few days when my family and I can go to the Nursing Homes 
 and sing Christmas Carols.
These are all things which bring joy to me during the Christmas Season.

So, I have mentioned the Words of Me Project 12 Days of Christmas Challenge. However, I haven't told you anything about it. Since all my grand plans for that have gone out the window today here is the condensed version of the Challenge:)

Beginning tomorrow,
December 1st, 
I will post journaling prompts with a Christmas theme. Some are serious....
some light-hearted....all sure to get you in the Holiday Spirit.
You can put everything in a notebook, a scrapbook, ATC's,
file folders...whatever you choose. 
I have an example from a few years back I created as well as what I plan on using this year. 
Please...even if you have NO time 
{and really isn't that all of us?}
please join me for this. It won't take much of your time, it's only for 12 days,
and you NEED some creative time just for you!! {i sure do!!}

I will post our first day Wednesday morning....on my FB Fan Page as well as here. Hope you drop by!!!!!!




4 comments:

  1. You are Woman! Rising above it all and posting this even though forces have been against you! Love your work. Love your idea. I'll be back!

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  2. Hope you are feeling better today and have a safe trip in the bad weather...oh...and...keep all the snow to yourself please!!!! :O)

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  3. I hope you are feeling better, you trooper!
    Imspiring post!

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  4. I think you are LOVELY and I'm sorry that you haven't been feeling well. I wish I was closer, I'd come give you a big hug and we'd share your favorite winter beverage and just relax and chat. *sigh* I'm looking forward to the journey with you my dear!

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I appreciate your thoughts and ideas...they inspire me!! I will be visiting you soon. Have a CREATIVE day!!

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