Last weekend, I took a little extra cash I had on hand, and I went to flex my value spending muscles at Aldi to get some non-perishables for the food pantry at my boyfriend's church.
I've helped out there before, and the women of the church are doing a great job writing grants and picking up $20 here and $20 there, but there is definitely a need there.
I got to spend the afternoon chatting with my bf's mom, and we blessed a few people who braved the cold weather.
If you have some extra canned goods or boxes of cereal or pasta and want to donate, let me know, I will gladly deliver them for you.
After a feel-good weekend, I spent the rest of the week being a jerk. No, really. I've been just short with people lately, and I want to go public with my 'tude in hope that it keeps me accountable for changing.
I got a little short with the guy who sold me my new car because the service people hadn't called me... Not his fault, but he was the middleman. I'm sorry guy who sold me my car. That was rude of me.
I was mean to the Mediacom guy I talked to last night while trying to set up my new computer. He told me what we were going to do, and I didn't see how it was going to work, so I got sassy with him. I later apologized when it worked. After he put me on a long LONG
And then this morning, I had a little run-in with a self-important parking wench at work. Ahem, I mean I was rude to a lady who was just trying to do her job. I'm really hoping she isn't rude to our customers, but she's probably thinking the same thing about me.
It ended in tears (weird) but it was the rock bottom I had to hit to realize that I'm sending negative vibes into the world. After all the blessings that I've experienced in the last few weeks, I need to be sending positive love into the world with my smile, patience and helpfulness. So I'm back! 12 Ways of Giving. 1 down, 11 to go. Join me!