My Heart Longs for What’s Priceless

My Heart Longs for What’s Priceless

The shiny hearts are everywhere. They’re hung as decorations in the stores, they’re printed on product packaging, they’re stamped right on limited edition perfumes, cosmetics and flower vases; and they’re even part of the product itself when it comes to jewellery and confectionary. 

Hearts and Valentine’s Day offers even appear on typical everyday items. This “special day” is indeed the apex of what is known as the consumerization of love and affection. 

And the pressure to participate can be oppressive.

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Giving Feels Better Than Receiving, When We Make It Personal

Giving Feels Better Than Receiving, When We Make It Personal

Some actions have unanticipated consequences. I was reminded of that today.

I’m thankful to have been given the opportunity to play a small part in helping a Syrian family get settled in our lovely city of Winnipeg, Canada. 

This morning, we managed to pack a pickup truck full of various household items this morning, including various bedroom/kitchen/dining room furniture, home decor, kitchen/bath essentials, and some toys for their two children.

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