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Thoughts on Giving

on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 10:55

Thanksgiving. Christmas. Chanukah. Kwaanza. It’s that time of year when millions of us plunge headlong into the season of GIFTS!

Sometimes we forget important ideas like “’tis a gift to be simple.” Children help us remember. For example, after a day of creativity workshops with classes in a nearby school, I was packing my stuff in the gym when a group of children ran in to practice a dance they were working on. I stopped everything to admire their delightful energy and patterns. As I left the gym, some of the children called out, “Mimi! Thanks for watching us!”