I was just over at Youtube when I came across this video by Blair
If you watch the video you’ll hear Blair talking about how she’s giving this holiday season. I thought it was a wonderful idea.
If you can’t watch the video (sat in a café with no headphones, or next to your spouse who has fallen asleep?) the basic idea in creating ‘blessing bags’ for homeless people.
A blessing bag is a bag filled with basic items that a homeless person might not have access to. Such as: toothbrush, toothpaste, plasters, a fruit cup, a comb, a pair of warm socks…Getting the idea?
Personally i wouldn’t feel comfortable including pain killers or razors – because i’d be worried about their safety – but beyond that i’m sure almost anything would be hugely appreciated.
It’s just a reasonably cheap way to do your bit to help someone who is really in need…and you don’t have to do it at Christmas time…it would be great any time of the year. I mean, for the price of my favourite perfume I could easily be brightening the day of 5 homeless people. And you can’t deny that doing a good deed makes you feel good to.
Let me know if you decide to give a blessing bag/s!