Stop Writing, Start Doing! (What’s YOUR Activation Look Like?)

Oh Yeah! Sophie -you got me with “… try it on for size. My favorite seemingly mundane but extraordinarily meaningful way of engaging with generosity is doing things for another that are utterly unnecessary. ” Thank you for continuing to press forward!

The Generosity Chronicles

Tonight, I share two quotations that have inspired me:

“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.” Helen Keller.

“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.” John Wooden, legendary UCLA basketball coach.

To those sweet morsels, I add a few of my own words:

I had grand plans to launch a whole new series of posts on this site. To commit to a daily practice of blogging, and unveil a new approach to generosity.

These days, however, there’s something that’s feeling even more important:

Spending my time engaged in acts of generosity, rather than writing about them.

I’m sick of writi—no, that’s not right. I adore writing. I adore the experience of transferring thoughts to words; adore the expressions of…

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Naked Under My Skin

At first, I can barely gasp for air. I die. The 'old' life is squeezed out of me. The humble, vulnerable, naked human surrenders. I go from solitude to intimacy. Inside the hug- My heart beats with their heart. And then I have to let go. Present tense pushes out past tense. The smush of body weight against the floor feels like a full body hug.

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