Thought Thread: Give

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You'll Never Get Caught Up At Work
Give up your guilt for not finishing everything on your plate.

Learning Through Giving
To get an "A" in this class, you had to give away $50,000.

The Patient Change Agent
This longer read encourages you to give plenty of time to change your organization. 

My [Wife's] Stuff: Rivulet Collective
My wife edits a writing blog. Maybe you should write for it. You definitely need to be reading it. 

BOOK: Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As if your Life Depended On It
One of the best books I've read in the past five years. Learn how to negotiate. These quotes will give you a taste of what you could discover.

VIDEO: Given
My recent vacation at Surf City USA left me fascinated with surfing. This visually stunning documentary on Netflix follows a family of surfers exploring the world.

I know it’s difficult preaching through Christmas, so I’m giving you some of my messages. This is a unique one: here's a message I crafted from Shel Silverstein's classic book. 

CLICK HERE to download a PDF transcript of THE GIVING TREE

A few notes: 
1. All Scriptures are taken from the New International Version
2. Feel free to customize the message for your audience. Since these sermons are heavier on commentary, there is no need to attribute the content.  

Thanks for reading my links and content. If you have a thought about something here, leave a comment below.

Photo from The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein