Serving at Home and Beyond

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Looking for a cause to serve?
Here are a few favs:

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There are so many places and so many ways to serve at home … and beyond!

 

Serving is a gift of living.

 

It is in serving that we:


How to Get Started Serving

When it comes to determining our personal preferences, we must ask ourselves questions to find answers.

How do you like to serve?

What talents or interests do you have?

What skills would you like to develop?

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Narrow Your Choices: Zing, Ping, Sing

We must also narrow down the recipients of our service.

What kinds of organizations make your heart zing?

What fallen world trials make your heart ping?

What kinds of people (age, culture, environment, life challenges) make your heart sing?

Take Your Time

It may take time to narrow down your choices. That’s ok! Offer to help with short-term commitments, or as my young friends taught me via card games: offer one-shot assistance.

Take one meal. Make one hat. Serve at one event.

Just think of all the people you will be able to help short-term while you are discovering where you want to help longer term.  🙂

For example, I spent a year narrowing my crafting for charity choices down to these three:

 

Not quite the cause you are looking for?

Here is a longer list of causes – ones that tug my heart – but I have to leave to the hands of others because time, money and talent are limited resources.

We truly can’t do it all, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do what we can.>


 It’s Your Turn

 

Our love creates service and we serve to show love.

To avoid confusion and to keep my priorities in order, I call serving at home, Love.

And loving beyond, Serve.

 

(Although, sometimes they blend like a smoothie. 🙂 )

 

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