Today we’ll take action with our seventh simple way to show thanks.
Here are a few basic giving ideas to help get you thinking.
Give monetarily by leaving a slightly larger tip at the restaurant, paying for a stranger’s coffee, or setting aside extra funds for a missionary family or a needy family in your church.
Give things like baked goods to a neighbor, clothes in good condition to a shelter, or canned goods to a local food bank. (Or pack shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child, a project we’re doing this week.)
Give your time by letting someone who’s in a hurry step in front of you in line, making a phone call to a person who could use encouragement, or sitting still and just listening to your spouse and/or your children.
Remember, giving helps cultivate a more Christ-like spirit in us. We know God is the ultimate giver; John 3:16 shows us the depth of His love in the priceless gift He gave to us.
What are other ways we can give to others?