a different approach for a "gift exchange" and bringing in a gift for Salvation Army instead.
Or maybe it's taking a night off from the comfortable bed down the hall and sleeping on a not-so-comfortable mattress in front of the Christmas tree with your 5 year old son who thinks this is so awesome!
It could be just taking a nap with little brother who has missed his big sister for the past four months that she's been away for college.
Giving is also taking a break from fighting long enough to sit and read together - on your own.
Giving is taking turkeys in for the local shelter and helping TAKE the number from 478
Giving is taking some change from your pocket and putting it in the red cans to benefit Salvation Army.
Giving is the taking the time to stop and evaluate the value of your dollar and what it could really do this Christmas.
Giving is taking a different approach.
Taking isn't always bad. Taking is often the act of giving; at least it is for me.