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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 29, 2018 We still need stories for 29 Life Lessons: Reflections On Living and Giving, the much anticipated sequel to Cami Walker’s New York Times Bestselling self-help memoir, 29 Gifts: How A Month of Giving Can Change Your Life. Get submission guidelines and read three new sample stories http://follr.com/Communities/29Gifts/ViewPost/74108. To submit your story for the book, simply POST it in the Great Giving Stories For Inspiration Discussion Forum. Email to 29angels@gmail.com and camillaswalker@gmail.com

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SEEKING STORIES - DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 29, 2018

Write a 2,000-word personal essay submission for my second book. 29 Life Lessons: Reflections On Living and Giving is the much anticipated sequel to Cami Walker’s New York Times Bestselling self-help memoir, 29 Gifts: How A Month of Giving Can Change Your Life. 29 Life Lessons includes personal stories from Walker and members of the 29 Gifts global community, self-help prompts, and creative giving tips. Get submission guidelines and read three stories from Cami. http://follr.com/Communities/29Gifts/ViewPost/74108
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[Via Follr.com] CALL FOR PERSONAL ESSAY SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: September 29, 2018 29 Life Lessons: Reflections On Living and Giving is the much anticipated sequel to Cami Walker’s New York Times best-selling self-help memoir, 29 Gifts: How A Month of Giving Can Change Your Life. 29 Life Lessons includes personal stories from Walker and members of the 29 Gifts global community, self-help prompts, and creative giving tips. 29 Life Lessons tells the story of the growth and evolution of a global goodwill movem
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Hi Cami! I'm on round #2 of the 29 Gifts Challenge. I saw your request for personal essays, so here is my story. I can't wait to read your second book! Thank you!

Beauty From Ashes
Community Healing After the Redding Carr Fire
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August 24, 2018

“Don’t come to work today” Laurie called and said over the phone at 7:30 in the morning on Thursday July 26, 2018.
“Why?” I questioned.
“Because of the fire,” she replied.
“The fire that is on the other side of Whiskeytown Lake?” I didn’t think it could be possible because it was 15 miles away, but I asked anyways.
“Yes.” She said. “They evacuated our office this morning. It’s closed. I grabbed your picture of Eliza (my daughter), off your desk before I left.”
Laurie and I work together as engineers at the Keswick Dam, which is about 11 miles East of where the Carr fire started, due to sparks from a trailers flat tire igniting nearby dry brush on Highway 299. My home was located another 3 miles east of Keswick Dam. I called my boss, just to confirm. “Yes, please don’t come into work today. Just take care of your family,” he said. I checked the news and confirmed the fire that had tripled in size overnight and was racing in my direction.
I started packing. Although the official evacuation hadn’t been given in my neighborhood yet, I didn’t want risk losing everything by waiting. I didn’t want to running out into the dark night without any electricity or time to think or pack. I didn’t need an official evacuation to know that it was serious. I started by videoing everything in the house in case I might need it for insurance purposes. I texted 12 neighbors and asked them to consider doing the same. My daughter, Eliza, 6 years old, asked for ice cream for breakfast. I said sure as I frantically threw loads of photo albums into my car. I texted my husband, who was working in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, sailing on the Oregon State University ship. I told him the fire was coming close and I wanted to know what he needed me to grab for him. I told my daughter to pick out her favorite clothes and toys and I rummaged through my sons room, who was miles away, safely with family. I caught my cat early, when she came in to eat and before she started her day outdoors. It’s her usual pattern to come to the house early and eat, then get back outside and catch lizards and mice. She didn’t like that I stuffed her in a carrier and she howled in disapproval while I continued packing. Eliza asked for more ice cream. “Sure!” Again. I put the kids’ two beta fish into two separate plastic food containers with lids and put them in the cup holder. I caught three chickens and stuffed them into the cage with two bunnies. Then I caught six more chickens and put them into another cage. I think that’s everything? My daughter and my little dog climbed into the car. I took a picture of our house, waved goodbye to the neighbors packing their own car and then we left. We pulled into the gas station, filled up, and were on our way out of there around 3 pm. People said the fire wouldn’t jump the Sacramento River. People said that the fire wouldn’t get into the city limits. Was I over reacting? I didn’t want to think about it anymore. I just got out of there.
With a car full of stinky chickens and a distressed howling cat, I drove an hour and a half drive to Chico, where my sister and her chickens live. I unloaded everything and integrated my chickens with her chickens. Her boyfriend counted. “Do you have 9 or 10 chickens?” he asked.
“There should be 10 chickens there.” I said.
“Well, you only have 9 here.” He said.
Oh no. I looked at them all closely and realized which one was missing. I texted my neighbor to see if she was still there of if she had evacuated yet. She was still there and went and rescued my shy chicken and kept her with her chickens.
When everything was settled, and all animals were out of the car, I took my sister and her boyfriend to dinner to thank them for letting us evacuate to their home. I could finally rest knowing my family, animals, and favorite possessions were out of harm’s way. If we lost our home, it would be okay.
Around 9 or 10 that night is when the west half of the city evacuated. The stories of packing in the dark with the power turned off, gridlock on the road, and the fire right at their heals of evacuating people were being posted all over social media and the internet. It was officially a disaster. I was so thankful we were far away from it, but I still worried for my house, my neighbors, my coworkers, and my community. Over 1000 homes burned that night after the fire jumped the river and containment lines and entered the city limits. It was unbelievable, but it was true.
I watched the news and stayed away as long as I could, but early the next week, I got the call that it was time to come back to work. As I drove back into Redding for the first time, I saw overpass after overpass covered in “Thank You First Responders” signs. Every corner stop sign of every intersection had posters full of gratitude, appreciation, and thanks all over them. The smoke was still so thick. It just felt too early to be getting back to normal with the Carr Fire still raging, although now contained away from the city limits. The fire had been put out about a quarter of a mile from our home and I was so thankful that our wonderful neighborhood was okay.
Over the next few days, I saw that most of my commute to work was now hills of burned homes and charred trunks of manzanita trees. The fire had burned completely around our office building next to Keswick Dam, but the building was still standing. All the electrical power poles had burned to the ground and required replacement and the building had smoke damage, so we were issued laptops and worked from home until the remediation work was complete.
It was time to get back to normal, but my emotions were out of control. Five of my coworkers, and two of my friends lost their homes. Another friend’s home had survived, but two houses away from her, the neighborhood was destroyed- nothing left but fire places and their chimneys, twisted metal, burned cars, and ashes. I felt bad for the people who had lost their homes and also for the homes that were saved as islands in a sea of ashy destruction all around them. The bridges on the river trail that I walked daily with friends had burned, rendering the trails inaccessible. The cashier at the grocery store had lost her home and couldn’t find her cat. Everywhere I went, people told their stories of evacuation and loss. Half the city evacuated, and everyone was affected by the fire. So many days of experiences of shock, tension, stress, fear, and sadness.
How do you heal when your community is devastated?
You give.
It was time to give. I had completed the 29 gifts challenge one time two years ago, and as my heart was filled with tension and chaos upon returning to Redding after the Carr fire, I knew that the answer was to complete this challenge again, right now. I wanted the focus of my gifts to be specifically in ways for the Redding Community to heal from the Carr fire. So I made a list of ideas and I kept my heart and my eyes peeled for opportunities to give. Instead of my thoughts being trapped in how horrible this is, they are now focused on what can I do? How can I give? Who can I help? Who can I thank? Who can I make happy today? They wander over to how horrible this is a lot less with the distraction of giving. I started posting my gifts and people offered to help. Others around me all started giving too. Because that is what you do as a community that is coming together after devastation.
During this journey of healing after the Carr fire, I donated cash to a family of six that had lost their home. I gave the $20 delivery fee back to a young lady after we delivered a bed that she bought from us because her grandfather had lost his home, and was moving in with her. I donated about $25 in school supplies to a man who was collecting supplies, specifically for kids who had lost their homes. I brought tiny vases with Zinnia flowers from my garden to my coworkers on our first day back into our office. One day I rounded up to the nearest dollar at the store to donate to the Carr fire.
I also gave to the animals that were affected by the fire. I bought a bag of Cob from the feed store and gave it to my friend who lived at the forest edge and had thirsty, hungry, and tired deer wandering into her backyard where the fence had burned down. Now she feeds them a little each day and fills a dish for them to drink out of. I bought meal worms and seeds and left them on a rock on a trail for the birds and squirrels, who along with the deer, are also left homeless and vulnerable. I collected wood ash from burned manzanitas and gave them to my chickens by integrating the ash into their dust bath for the health benefits they provide. Another group of friends helped me gather towels and blankets to donate to the animal shelter. I bought a bag of cat treats at PetsMart for the donation pile going to the animal shelter.
I have integrated essential oils into my healthy lifestyle and have loved giving them to people during this challenge. I gave a diffuser and essential oils to my friend who lost her home, while she was on vacation- so she wasn’t able to gather any of her favorite belongings. My essential oil community rallied up when I asked for help and they donated and shipped oils from the East Coast to help my friend replace her essential oil collection that she lost along with her home during the fire. I made 15 bottles of cooling peppermint spray and gave them to fire fighters and utility crews rebuilding our city, in August, in the hottest place north of the Mohave Desert. I gave roller bottles of essential oils- a bouquet in a bottle, to a lady road construction flagger and to a coworker that lost her home.
Painting has also distracted me from the burned devastation. I painted at a benefit painting class where all the money raised was donated to the animal shelter. And all the paintings were donated to people who are starting over with new homes and blank walls. Then I bought a glass of wine for the artist who gave her time to create the event and fundraiser. I painted my “Thank you” sign and a sign with colorful fire and flowers that said “Beauty from Ashes.” I hung these posters in the grayest areas of my commute to work.
I was so thankful and felt peace the first time, I saw someone write “Beauty from Ashes” on their car after the fire. It reminded me that as the community rebuilds so much will be new and it will be beautiful again someday soon. Today, it’s been almost a month since the fire reached the city limits, but already, even without rain, I see new green plants emerging from the charred scenery. It will be beautiful and green here again someday as the earth gives us new green plants. But in the meantime, I will keep giving when the opportunity presents itself to help myself and my community heal from the emotional trauma of the fire’s devastation.

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Cami Walker
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This is an amazing story. I got your submission in email too.
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Thank you for sharing! What an amazing story. I was evacuated from a wildfire last year and it was the most stressful time of my life. Our home was saved by the hotshot crews and I am forever grateful!
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I have been reading the 29 gifts, and browsing the 29gifts.org for some giving idea and the good stories, and I was looking for the right moment to start this 29 days journey. One day, I was helping out at my brother’s restaurant. I had just bought a brand new car two weeks ago. As we get off work at 10:30p.m., I notice that a men was riding bicycle on the drive way, and there was not bike lane for him to get on, as I was so glad that I have the car, I was also so worried, its so dark and what if the car is behind him did not see him and run him over, but I didn’t feel comfortable to invite him to my car, after all its night time and I was driving alone. So I decide to follow him, I could at least light up the path he is heading and the car behind can slow down. I drove up and ask how long is his ride, and if he is ok for me to follow him so he could see the road better, through the light I see his eye sparkle and he says thank you, no one have ever done this, some people try to stay away from this side of the road to make sure they don’t hit me. Its 10:30 at night, so there is not many cars passing by. He lives not far away, it took him 15 mins to arrive home, as I see he enter the house, he waved at me, and I drove away after he is gone. I felt so satisfied that night as I get home, 15 mins of giving doesn’t change the whole world, but I am so happy that I could light up somebody’s way home, and I think this is a perfect time to start my fist day of giving.
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WISE WORDS FROM MBALI CREAZZO, Medicine Woman and Mother of our Movement
"Magic has a bad rap, and yet without it we are the walking dead. We are never surprised, take risks, or step into the unknown. Without the magic of our lives, we cease to be truly connected. Without Nature’s magic we run the risk of thinking we are all there is, creating isolation, loneliness and a disconnection so immense we may as well be homeless on the street. My sense for sometime is not that we need to live like indigenous people to survive, but that our survival depends on living alongside nature and the animals as we once did. That once we let go of being the controlers of our prosperity and abundance and truly trust the natural law of there is enough, we are enough and prosperity and wealth lie in the surrender of allowing the magic of our lives to take hold then, we can witness magical nature at work. It’s an ongoing work of art."
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Nature’s Magic
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“Run towards the roar,’ the old people used to tell the young ones. When faced with great danger and when people panic and seek a false sense of safety, run towards the roaring and go where you fea…
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CALL FOR PERSONAL ESSAY SUBMISSIONS: DEADLINE MAY 29 2018
29 Life Lessons: Reflections On Living and Giving is the much anticipated sequel to Cami Walker’s New York Times bestselling self-help memoir, 29 Gifts: How A Month of Giving Can Change Your Life. 29 Life Lessons includes personal stories from Walker and members of the 29 Gifts global community, self-help prompts, and creative giving tips. Get details and submission guidelines http://follr.com/Communities/29Gifts/ViewPost/74108
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IN LOVE
a poem by cami walker

Live your dream. Each day.
Find it inside yourself.
Sitting quietly. Waiting.
To be unleashed
in a wild, hurling frenzy of
Fun. Excitement. Joy.
Truth finds you
in the silence,
in the illuminating darkness
inside your belly.
The soft centered woman
you are
is in love—
with herself,
with her body,
with her life.

CREATIVE CHALLENGE: Write a love letter to yourself.
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In chapter 12 of #29Gifts I read a piece of prose at a friend's birthday party. My editor chose to only include part of the piece. Here is the full story.

River Rhythm
by Cami Walker

The green river before me makes me forget for a moment all we've done to it. When you see it from a distance, out of its current context, you miss out on its shame. The reddish-orange rusty hubcaps and sunken beer cans. It's sad, sad molecules now something closer to H2WhoKnowsWhat. The swooshing sound of flowing wind on water that helps to drown the sorrow it surely must feel when it remembers what it used to be. Underneath the surface, squishy bright green algae tries to cover the scars left by endless feet wading at its shore.

The yellow leaf that drifts by on top is a symbol of the river's hope that someday soon we'll all wake up and stop filling it full of muck. Even though I didn't know this river at its birth, I have a sense of its former self. Awash with happy flow. Crystal clear with life. Its memory held inside the rocks rubbed smooth with time and the tallest trees that have stood witness to its toils.

I sit here wondering what this river thinks about those who play at its side. Does it look up and see the little blonde boy with the red shorts and sunburned nose and feel proud of the joy it's giving him? Does it giggle when it tickles my feet? Does it wonder at the crazy family with its baloney sandwiches and fritos? Does it marvel at the lovers who've come to make out at its banks? Does it see all this happy activity and think the sacrifices it has been forced to make are maybe all worth it? Its pained state somehow ok?

I lean back on my elbows and close my eyes to ponder what this river knows about each of us. I bet it can testify to more of our lives than we'd believe possible. I bet it remembers the aqua blue headband you wore the day you met your husband on the bridge upstream. It could probably tell you the secret ingredients in your grandma's tart apple pie that she used to bring to the family picnics by the big oak tree on the north shore. I bet the river even knows that you used to steal packs of bazooka bubble gum from the corner store if the cashier wasn't looking when you went with your dad on a quick beer or cigarette run -- you in your yellow and black polka-dot swimsuit with the ruffle across the butt and river sand between your bare toes.

As I dose on the riverbank and let the flowing water ease my sadness, I think to myself what a perfect companion it really is to us all. It listens but doesn't judge. It understands but doesn't preach. It embraces us in familiar acceptance and reminds us that when we're all gone back to the earth and the light that made everything out of nothing, it will still be here. Flowing. Singing our song.
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Good Giving Weekly: THE GIVING RETURN
January 10, 2017

CAMI'S MESSAGE
I have been giving a gift a day since March of 2008. I've learned many lessons through my daily giving ritual, but the biggest is the art of mindful receiving. Giving is reciprocal and self-balancing. As you give more, you experience a psychic shift that heightens your awareness and capacity to receive. Often the giving part is easy, the receiving can be uncomfortable.

My first 29-Day Giving Challenge began during a sleepless night. I gave my first gift -- a simple supportive phone call to a friend living with Multiple Sclerosis. I woke up the next day, and the next day after that, feeling excited about what I might give away. I began to notice that the more I gave away, the more abundance I was experiencing for myself. I was overwhelmed by the magical and miraculous gifts I received: I felt happier, healthier, and more in awe with life. I was smiling and laughing more. I committed to keep moving and got stronger. I went back to work part-time after months of being too sick to work. I connected with a community of new friends after several months of feeling isolated, with help from the www.29gifts.org website. And that is only the beginning.

What will happen if you focus your energy on giving for 29 days? What space will it create in your life for new and unexpected things to occur? What shifts might you see in your thinking and behavior as a result? What impact will your gifts have on others? These are just a few of the questions you might be curious about.

By giving mindfully, we tap into the natural reciprocal power of giving and receiving. The returns from our giving are an organic part of the process and it is all coming from that great universal spirit, from which everything is free. We feel more connected to everyone and everything around us, and that is the real giving return.

HOW ABOUT YOU? What returns have you seen from your own giving?

JANUARY GREAT GIVEAWAY
29 Gifts Community Member Kimberly Kelly, owner of Jersey Wicks, is gifting a 16 oz mason jar all-natural apple scented soy candle to one lucky winner. Leave a comment in the Great Giveaway discussion forum by January 28th to enter. Winner will be announced January 29th.

HELP US GROW
We encourage you to invite friends to join you at www.29gifts.org. Use our free downloadable Gift Tags by clicking on Documents. Please also "Like" and share our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/29gifts. Use the tag #29gifts on your social media posts about giving and gratitude. Follow Cami on Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/camillaswalker and twitter @camiwalker29

CALL FOR PERSONAL ESSAY SUBMISSIONS
29 Life Lessons: Reflections On Living and Giving is the much anticipated sequel to Cami Walker’s New York Times best-selling self-help memoir, 29 Gifts: How A Month of Giving Can Change Your Life. 29 Life Lessons includes personal stories from Walker and members of the 29 Gifts global community, self-help prompts, and creative giving tips. Get details and submission guidelines
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Good Giving!
29-Day Giving Challenge
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Abundance vs. Scarcity: Do You Say Yes?

The most common reply I get when I invite someone to sign up on 29 Gifts and commit to give their 29 Gifts is, "I'm TOO busy. There's TOO MUCH on my plate already. I can't add one more thing to my daily TO DO'list."

The intention of this project is to help people become more conscious and learn to celebrate the gifts they ALREADY give everyday. That book you read to your little girl last night before bed; that's a gift. The dinner you whipped up the other evening for your next door neighbor; yep, that's a gift too. Showing up to work without complaining and doing your job well; you guessed it, it's a gift. It all "counts."

It's hard for people to believe that they actually don't have to add ANYTHING to their daily to do list to successfully complete this Challenge. All that's needed is a shift in perception so you're mindful of the gifts you offer to the world.

If you WANT to share about your experience publicly on our website, we encourage that. It will help you stay conscious if you do so. But other than spending thirty seconds to set up your profile, participating on the community website is 100% optional.

My personal opinion is that when I'm telling myself I'm too busy to say yes to something I want to try; I am in a scarcity mindset. It's totally cool if I say, "I don't want to do that because I'm not interested." Great. I made a choice to say no to something because I don't want to do it.

But if I'm thinking or saying, "That sounds interesting. I'd maybe like to try it but I don't have enough time, money, energy..." I am holding a very limiting belief that is blocking the flow of energy in my life.

TO ALL OF YOU WHO HAVE SAID YES AND SIGNED UP
Congratulations on being open and willing to accept abundance into your life! I predict you will be the recipient of COUNTLESS gifts.

Remember during December we are encouraging you to GIFT OUTSIDE THE BOX. Try to give without spending money. Here are some low- or no-cost giving ideas. Please comment to add your ideas.
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If you'd like to support 29 Gifts in our mission to revive the giving spirit in the world, invite some friends to join you here at www.29gifts.org. Share a giving story, photograph, or upgrade your membership to contribute a voluntary membership fee.

Good giving today!
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Giving in Down Times and 29 Gifting Outside the Box Ideas
Sometimes, when the news all seems to be bad, when the bank account is running low, when our emotional stores are feeling empty, it is more difficult to feel generous. We find ourselves in a state of scarcity, clutching desperately to what we have, holding it closer and struggling with the concept of giving anything away. In the present economy, many people are stuck in this cycle of scarcity and fear. These are the times when giving can be most important, and can have the greatest positive influence on our state of mind.

By giving of ourselves when we feel least equipped to do so, we create an attitude of abundance that resonates around us. Through our generosity, we are made aware of others' gratitude; mindful giving causes us to be more aware of our own value. This awareness, in turn, bolsters our emotional bank account so we are more likely to continue to feel connected to the bigger picture that exists beyond our own personal circumstances.

The most important thing to remember is that it makes no difference what our esteemable acts are. Whether we drop a coin in a stranger's expired parking meter, or give a lavish gift to a loved one, the potential is the same. It is the thoughtfulness that causes the psychic shift that allows us to recognize that we live abundant lives even in the toughest of times. It is in that moment of intention that we recognize our connection to one another and to the divine spark that allows us to share our gifts. We generate a creative energy from which the Universe creates everything from nothing.

Remember during December we are encouraging you to Gift Outside the Box. Try to give without spending money. Here are some low- or no-cost giving ideas. Please comment to add your ideas.

1. Get up early and share a cup of coffee with your husband or wife.

2. Volunteer at the library, or donate some books you've already read.

3. Give away clothes you no longer wear.

4. Go for a "trashwalk" and pick up all the garbage you see along the way.

5. Next time you're in heavy traffic, stop and let someone in front of you.

6. Call a friend or family member you haven't talked to lately.

7. Offer to help a coworker with part of their work.

8. Drop a coin in an expired parking meter.

9. Buy a sandwich or cup of coffee for the person in line behind you at the cafe.

10. Next time you're at the store and see a donation box on the counter, donate your change.

11. Read a book with a child or elderly person.

12. Paint or draw on rocks and give away your works of art.

13. Cook or bake something yummy and share it with friends and family.

14. Make a gratitude jar. Put quotes and images that inspire you into a jar, paint or decorate it.

15. Say something kind and uplifting to a friend or family member.

16. Smile and say hello to a stranger.

17. Use old holiday cards to make tree ornaments.

18. Take inspiring photos of your gifts and share them on social media with the tag #29gifts

19. Send texts to friends telling them why you love them.

20. Listen to a friend who needs to be heard.

21. Make bookmarks and give them to your library. Use our free Gift Tags in the Documents section and add ribbon or other adornments.

22. Give the GIFT OF TIME... Life is so hectic. Finding a few minutes to read to your child or visit someone who is ill or in a nursing home can make a world of difference. A little time goes a long way.

23. Give AFFECTION. Be generous with appropriate hugs, kisses, pats on the back and handholds.
Let these small actions demonstrate the love you have for family and friends.

24. Give LAUGHTER. Share funny pictures, articles, stories and greetings.

25. Give PRAYER. Send prayers and healing energy out into the world and good things come back to you. Visit our Prayer Cafe Discussion Board.

26. Give FORGIVENESS to someone you resent.

27. MEDITATE and send good energy to all beings everywhere.

28. Give INSPIRATION by finding ways to be of service to someone less fortunate.

29. Give JOY by sharing positive stories here at www.29gifts.org.

Do you have ideas for simple, Outside the Box Gifts? Pleases comment and share them with us now.
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Cami, as always, you are spot on about the impacts of thoughtfulness and consideration. Thank you for continuing to inspire me to give of myself, my time, and my talents. :)
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Thanks Melanie. I just updated this post to include a list of 29 Outside the Box Giving Ideas. Please comment and add your ideas.
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