Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Be Careful What You Wish For....Pay It Forword
Pay it Forward.
Someone posts that they are giving away a homemade craft, (actually 3). The 1st 3 comments on their post are the lucky recipients.
I love getting fun things in the mail!
I'm game. I played.
I won twice!! YEA!!
I'm going to get 2 fun gifts in the mail!
...wait an minute....now I have to "Pay It Forward".
"Thank you for your gifts and the talents you have given me Lord. I know you have gifted me with many talents. I am sure that there are talents hidden inside me that I am not even aware of. I also know that if you gave us all the same talents, then our own special talents wouldn't be so special. I suppose that is why when I was standing in line at the craft talent registry, the CLOSED sign came up before I got there. That's ok. I'm not really into making things that end up looking like they were made by a preschooler anyway. (and believe me, mine always do!)
HOWEVER, I played the game, Lord. It's called Pay it Forward,,,wait a minute,,,you already know that. Not only did I play once, but I played TWICE!! (I know, I know...You already know that too!)
Now I have to make SIX gifts to mail out to my very good bloggy friends. I'm going to do it. They are going to open their gifts, shake their heads in wonder , perhaps even hang on to it for a few days and then it will probably end up at the local dump. And you know what, that's ok. They will know that I cared enough about them to try. That's really what it is all about anyway.
Oh, and Lord. Thank you for these people. These friends that I have never met have become like friends I've known for years.
"P.S. God, could you make my colored pencil tips quit breaking? Every time I sharpen them, they break off again. OR are you telling me NOT to enter any more of these contests....yes, that's it. I hear you loud and clear God!"
SO, the first SIX commenters get a HOMEMADE gift from me. (because I won twice). But remember the catch, if you win... YOU MUST PAY IT FORWARD,. Remember, you only have to forward to 3 people if this is the only one you win. Oh, and I don't want any of those comments that say "Nice Post, but I'll pass on Playing". You comment, you play. AND NO FAIR NOT COMMENTING!!! In the wise words of Greg, "Don't Be A Party Pooper!". (AND if you already won before, and THEN you win mine, then go back to your post and pick the next 3 people to Fay it Forward to).
I'm serious here...DON'T LEAVE ME HANGING!!!!! ---from a limb, upside down, with a banana in my hand.......because....
Monkey's Are, Well, You Know.....Crazy!
Oh yeah, according to the rules, you have 365 days to get the gift completed and mailed. Mine aren't that complex. They'll be done and mailed within a week...2 at the most.....maybe 3.... but no more than 4.
So here we go...Who is brave enough to PAY IT FORWARD!!!!