I am a huge fan of good ol' snail mail. In an age of instant gratification when it comes to communication, it is so heart-warming to discover a hand addressed envelope burried in the midst of bills and junk mail in your mailbox. And stamps! Remember stamps?
Inspired by my generous, sweet friends and family, I am making an effort to more consistently reach out to those who are in my thoughts and heart, for whatever reason or occasion. I try to keep a stash of special note cards that I've collected over the years (I recently loaded up when visiting Powell's Books in Portland) so that I always have something on hand, and it's also a nice idea to keep a few gift cards or small treasures around to send on a whim. (Starbucks cards and quirky items from Francesca's are some of my go-to gifts.) We are all busy and have a lot going on, so keeping these things in stock, so to speak, will allow you to respond to desires to reach out.
Thank you to those of you who brighten my days with your kind words and thoughtful prayers. (Special shout out to my favorite Jersey Girl, Kendra. Love you!) Y'all inspire me so much, and I am definitely shaped by the love given so freely to me.
What inspires you today?
(If you are responding in your own blog, please comment with a link or email me and I'll add it to this post!)