Tags » Giving

What does it mean to give?

I know, I know… Me again, Look I’m sorry if you’re a little sick of hearing my opinion… well not that sorry… But anyway, what is giving? 369 more words

Encouragement

Random Acts of Kindness

I am just a few inches short of six feet tall. When I go to the grocery store, it never fails that some little old lady will stop me, point to the top shelf, and ask me, “Can you get that for me?” Of course, I always oblige. 247 more words

Celebrating Life

Great River Question - Financial Practices Guidance from ELCA Churchwide

In a recent meeting of our Great River Conference pastors asked for guidance on counting and other financial matters.

I mentioned there are excellent resources that our churchwide staff have prepared.   92 more words

Stewardship

Desert Schools Credit Union helping nonprofits "Shine On" with $60,000

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union is kicking off their second annual “Shine On” campaign, in which six local charitable organizations receive funding for their programs. 166 more words

Charity

Moving On Over? Not Up.

Last night,  it got really cold and we had a freak rainstorm.  Today will be clear and cold. Such is life here in Vegas.

My husband talks a lot about doing things to the house,  while I talk a lot about moving.  234 more words

True Life

Pay it Forward!

Today do a good deed without expecting anything in return. That is paying it forward. These kind acts can be as easy as holding a door, paying for someone else’s cup of coffee, or simply smiling at a person you pass on the street. 145 more words

MSUM

Precious Things

Nothing this side of heaven is permanent. It’s in vain that we cling to that which is destined to fade away. What’s most precious to us gains far greater value when given away. 15 more words

Materialism