Thursday, December 2, 2010

23 christmas challenges.

so i saw this on a blog i read, and i thought it was such a good idea. it is really 25 christmas challenges, but i made it to fit for the 23 days that are left!

the challenges:
-go out of your way-- befriend someone today that needs a friend and follow through to christmas
-tell someone you love them
-make a tree decoration that will remind you of christ
-in your prayers today, give thanks for every blessing without asking for anything
-try to be as kind as possible to others today
-try not to quarrel with family members today
-do a good deed anonymously
-make goals for yourself-- seal a copy in an envelope to be opened in a year
-visit someone sick or lonely or sad
-do volunteer work for some worthy cause
-do something fun for a child or younger sibling
-try to forgive someone who has wronged you, be reconciled
-make a "give list" instead of a list of gifts you'd like
-quietly reflect and choose uplifting activities vs shopping
-phone or send a card to an old friend or family member
listen to christmas carols
-make a christmas treat for someone else
-be a calming influence today and control your temper
-look at christmas lights... where does all light come from?
-sing carols
-do something nice for someone without their knowing it was you
-be the first to say hello to people all day
-ask someone to tell you about a past christmas

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