JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 7 – KINDNESS  DAY 353 :: christmas kindness

21 Dec
{wrap it up}

Today I continue the month of Christmas Kindness!

We wrapped Christmas gifts tonight. As I was folding and cutting and taping paper I was also showing off a bit. I am a bit of a paper wrapper snob.

It goes way back to my junior high days when my youth group would wrap Christmas gifts in the local mall as a fundraiser. We wrapped the presents so everyone could take home perfectly wrapped gifts. They paid us money – and it raised funds for our initiatives. Win. Win.

I learned all the tricks of the trade in that booth. How to size up paper to match a box. How to fix a box when you ran out of paper. How to crease the corners and tie a bow to add that extra pizzazz.

So tonight, while wrapping gifts for our loved ones, I realized how KIND it is to fold paper for someone else. Really, it’s just as beautiful to wrap something up in a surprise box with all the love and perfectly creased corners, as it is to open up a gift from someone else.

‘Tis the season!
May your season be wrapped in kindness too.

More tomorrow…



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2 Responses to “JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 7 – KINDNESS  DAY 353 :: christmas kindness”

  1. DeAnne M Bithell December 22, 2017 at 8:10 AM #

    Would that be “Jobbie” wraping? Required lots and lots of tape and perfect corners. Ah, yes, I remember that task… fondly.

    • Jamie December 22, 2017 at 9:16 AM #

      Why YES it was!!! Perfect corners indeed 😉

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