Changing up Advent

Dear Claire,   I loved your post about little acts of kindness. I was reminded of our Season of Giving post a couple of years ago about a Trader Joe’s children’s advent calendar that suggested a kind deed for every day, with a little chocolate reward tucked behind each door. Advent is upon us again,…

The little thing that matters most.

Dear Sam,   At the moment here in the UK we're living through the very strange collision of the political point-scoring of an election campaign with preparations for Christmas. So, I couldn't agree with you more that we could do with a little kindness in our lives just now.  As you mentioned, Wednesday this week was World Kindness…

Be kind to one another

Dear Claire   What strange times we live in: possible impeachment; never-ending Brexit; and now a general election. It sometimes seems that we are more divided than ever. The week after next marks World Kindness Day, and I wanted to share some words from the American comedian and talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres. At the…