4th Annual 12 Gifts of Christmas!

Remember when Christmas was really about bringing family together, the birth of Christ, and encompassing the spirit of giving? I do… But just barely. These days, the Christmas season seems to be all about Black Friday deals, Cyber Monday Madness, and making sure we have more Christmas presents under the tree than last year. Society... Read more »

3RD ANNUAL 12 GIFTS OF CHRISTMAS!

3RD ANNUAL 12 GIFTS OF CHRISTMAS!
Remember when Christmas was really about bringing family together, the birth of Christ, and encompassing the spirit of giving? I do… But just barely. These days, the Christmas season seems to be all about Black Friday deals, Cyber Monday Madness, and making sure we have more Christmas presents under the tree than last year. Society... Read more »

The 2nd Annual 12 Gifts of Christmas!

Remember when Christmas was really about bringing family together, the birth of Christ, and encompassing the spirit of giving? I do… But just barely. These days, the Christmas season seems to be all about Black Friday deals, Cyber Monday Madness, and making sure we have more Christmas presents under the tree than last year. Society... Read more »
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12 GIFTS OF CHRISTMAS.

12 GIFTS OF CHRISTMAS.
Remember when Christmas was really about bringing family together, the birth of Christ, and encompassing the spirit of giving? I do… But just barely. These days, the Christmas season seems to be all about Black Friday deals, Cyber Monday Madness, and making sure we have more Christmas presents under the tree than last year. Society makes... Read more »

Traveling Mercies.

Hello all, I wanted to share a story that happened a couple of weeks ago that had a positive effect on me. My husband and I were driving from Washington DC to Ft. Myers, Florida.  Since we were driving straight through we had to stop for dinner and did so in Fayettville, NC.  I have... Read more »

Drinks, Drugs, or Dinner?

Disclaimer to the Reader: Below are three examples of homeless people with good hearts that have chosen the path of honesty rather than deceit. Since I came across these examples within 2 minutes, I believe it is safe to say that there are plenty more out there that can be trusted. All I ask is... Read more »
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From Skeptic to Believer.

*Thank you to Jenny, from Lisle, IL, for sharing your ‘Pay It Forward’ experience!* Hello Chain Links, I would like to begin by admitting that I have seen this group on facebook… and I’m not going to lie, at first I was a little skeptical. Mostly because I believe everyone should do random acts of... Read more »

Compassion on the 10:40 Train.

I wanted to share an event that happened just last night. While it may not be on the same scale of generosity as the two previous accounts, it was still touching. Last night, I caught the 10:40 Union Pacific West line back out to Lombard after a long day in the city. Exhausted, I chose... Read more »

The Right Place At The Right Time.

*Thank you to Tim from Charlotte, North Carolina for sharing this amazing act of kindness!* Good evening Chainlinks, This story is catharsis for me, so please forgive the length. I will start my story by declaring that I am a ‘tried and true’ Conservative and still believe in a Conservative, yet compassionate government. I am... Read more »
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When Road Rage Melts Away.

***Special thanks to Katie from Aurora, IL, for taking the time to share your random act of kindness. I hope others are as inspired as I am… *** “I live in Aurora and I work in Schaumburg. For anyone who isn’t familiar with the area, that’s 40 miles one way, 80 miles a day, and 400 miles... Read more »