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You may recall that last week, I wrote about what it means to love like Jesus. So as I prayed and thought about how to follow that up with action, the idea of “care packages” came to mind.
Have you ever been the recipient of a care package? It’s a pretty awesome feeling…like someone cares, and took the time to hook you up with some things you wanted or needed (and maybe some you didn’t know you wanted!) My mom sent me care packages in college, and it always made my day.
Over the years, I’ve even sent a few care packages of my own, to faraway friends or relatives who were sick or grieving. It’s something that I should really do more often!
But, care packages don’t have to be something that you package up in a box and mail. They can be hand-delivered in person, stashed in your spouse or child’s suitcase/laptop bag/backpack/whatever, or hidden in plain sight. They can simple or elaborate, and take many forms.
Packaged with Love
No matter what form they take, though, care packages can be a beautiful gesture of love! Here, are just a few different kinds of care packages, along with ideas for each.
With so many ways to show love to our neighbors, what will you do? As for me, I’m off to send a card to an old friend…
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