Pay It Forward 2010

I participated in a Pay It Forward this year with Antoinette at ::Clever Girl:: and had such a wonderful time. I met many new friends and very interesting people, and now I’m going to do it again.

This time, I’m playing along with Liz at the Sewing at Online Quilting. Will you Come and Pay It Forward with me?

Like many others, I had been very much inside my own head universe this year, fretting about this, worrying about that, wavering under the pressures of making a living, feeding the hungry, clothing the [almost] naked and educating the masses, all of whom currently live under our roof. I was moping around feeling sorry for myself when I signed up for the first Pay It Forward. Now, I’ve remembered how to give with Joy!

I am entering into the following agreement with the first five (5) people who comment on this post and then commit to doing the same on their blog. Just read below and if you feel up to the task copy the following into your blog and leave me a comment.

I am willing to post overseas (I am in the U.S.), but remember you must commit on your blog to do the same for others.

  1. I make no guarantees that you will like what I send you. But you may be pleasantly surprised. It will definitely be sewing or craft related.
  2. What I send will be made just for you, with love, by my own hands. You’d be surprised how much of our personalities does come through online.
  3. I will complete all five gifts some time during 2010. You will be totally suprised when it shows up on your doorstep!
  4. I will not give you any clue what it’s going to be. It will be something made in the real world, that you can touch and feel, and not something cyber.
  5. I reserve the right to do something strange. It may be weird or beautiful. Or it may be monstrous and annoying. If you find it truly horrendous, just let me know. Perhaps you’ll send it forward to someone who will absolutely love it.
  6. In return, all you need to do is post this text on your blog and make three things for the first three to respond to your blog post.
  7. Send your mailing address – after I contact you to confirm.
Everyone is welcome. I guarantee that you will receive something from me providing you do the same for five other people in your blog post.
I just want to say that, if you have stumbled across this post, and you’re feeling the squeeze of life, and you need a pick-me-up, and you need to have someone show you some care and you’re number six, go stalk the blogs of the first five who respond until they post their pay-it-forward and get on their list. Seriously. That, to me, is exactly what this meme is about. It’s about caring for those who need it, and passing that on once our soul has been refreshed in some small way.

3 thoughts on “Pay It Forward 2010

  1. Hi I'm so glad you've joined me in the PIF and I love the way you've posted about it on your blog! Let me have your postal address when you're ready to lisstickford@hotmail.comand then watch your mailbox between now and this time next year!Im following your blog so I might or might not get some ideas about what to make for you! Have a very Happy Christmas and a stitchful 2010, love Lis

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