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This Christmas give a gift from the heart

The sun was shining in the window in a narrow beam onto the carpet. I moved over and gave the sunbeam to my Vice-President Charlie.

Giving a sunbeam is a simple gift. A gift from the heart.

Share a sunbeam with a friend

 

The best gifts come from the heart, not the store.
― Sarah Dessen, Lock and Key

This Christmas give a gift from the heart.

You don’t have to spend a lot of money to show someone you love them. An act of kindness also shows love.

I don’t have any money to spend on a gift.  The stores at The Philadelphia Premium Outlets wouldn’t hire me as seasonal staff as I don’t have any thumbs to ring people up on the register.

Mrs. Hodges is working at Converse selling shoes this Christmas season. She has thumbs. Personally, I think she should be typing my book. A book is way more profitable than working minimum wage selling sneakers. And her staff discount doesn’t help me as they have no shoes my size.

I could ask Mrs. Hodges to buy an expensive cat tower to give to Charlie. But I think Charlie would prefer having a friend sit beside him.

The gift of time is more valuable than an expensive gift in a box covered with paper.

The gift of time is a gift from the heart

Don’t worry if you have no money. Give the gift of time. Is there someone you could go and visit? Maybe a home for elderly people? Maybe invite a friend who lives alone to your home for Christmas dinner, or dinner tonight?  Give your neighbor the mouse you just caught in the field. Hug someone.

I know there is someone out there you can share your sunbeam with.

I will always share mine with you.

xo
Love Pooh

Can you think of other gifts from the heart you can give?

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About Pooh Hodges

I have had a hard life. Born to a single mother in a back alley in Wisconsin. I never knew my father. My sister died young. I am writing my story. Look for it.

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  • Laura Robb

    “Give the gift of time.” That’s a gift to treasure, for sure! I love sharing experiences too.

  • La McCoy

    Oh Pooh,
    I am napping in a shadow beam.
    I would share it with you.
    And Charlie.
    Love, Edelweiss

    • Hello dearest Edelweiss,
      Thank you for sharing your shadow beam.
      All my best,
      xo
      Love Pooh

  • YOU are a gift to me! 🙂

    • Oh Lotta,
      Your kindness is a gift to me.
      All my best,
      xo
      Love Pooh