Gandhi once said: “Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service… will steadily grow stronger, and will make, not only our own happiness, but that of the world at large.” Little
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Your challenge this week is to think about how it feels to have a disability, to empathize with someone who is mentally ill…, or blind, or deaf, etc. Chances are, you know or are related to someone with a disability, or are disabled yourself. It can be very
This week’s Season of Service challenge—to “imagine”—is a little different than the other ones. This time we ask you to just sit back and imagine the affects of what service… you might be able to render for those you serve. A minister named A. Powell Davies once said, “Life is
This week’s Season of Service verb relates to service opportunities that involve the word “wear,” whether that means making something someone else can wear, buying clothes for someone who can’t afford them, or even wearing something different yourself. Like our post on “making…” service opportunities, this is for
When I was asked to help guide a trip of kids into the wilderness for a three day sleepover on top of a mountain…, I jumped at the chance. As a trail runner, I had participated in mountain runs. Just days before, I had trekked to the summit of
Writing is something we bloggers do an awful lot. So using one’s writing skills to help someone else shouldn’t be too much of a stretch, right? It just means taking a few extra minutes to write for someone else.There are so many ways it can be done, and so many…
As we get more into the summer season, service is most aptly performed outside. This is the time of year to help others on your feet. There are many ways to do so; you can always participate in a formal walk for a cause, for instance, like the Avon …
This week’s Season of Service challenge is inspired by one we offered a little over a year ago…, based on the verb “talk.” We dare you to do one small act of service this week in which you communicate, either orally or in writing, to uplift or to help.
This week, let’s talk about ways to help others that involve making yummy things. We’ve talked before about helping others by feeding them, by nourishing them, even by cooking for them…. Seems only right that we should devote this week to simple ways to serve that incorporate
Many of you may be starting to feel the increased pressure of summer approaching, with Teacher Appreciation duties, end-of-school-year responsibilities, and summer activities to plan. However, I hope you’ll still take a moment each day to incorporate a little bit of service, for both your benefit and others’. This week’s…