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Posted on November 17, 2014 by Christine Crosby in Emotional Gift Guide, holiday, jack levine

Here’s Your Holiday Emotional Gift Guide

By Jack Levine

Here’s my 20-item Emotional Gift Guide which I hope will be meaningful for you in this season of celebration.

To yourself….respect, confidence, faith and fortitude.

To a family member.communication and understanding, even if there have been relationship challenges.

To a friend….a caring spirit and heartfelt help in time of need.

To our natural world, animal and plant life….protection and preservation.

To a good cause….generosity of time and treasure and ardent advocacy.

To a traveler….an open door of hospitality.

To our military forces, first responders and their loved ones....honor, appreciation, and support to heal the wounds.

To the ill and hurting….conscientious concern and healing comfort.

To the hungry and homeless….compassion, quality services and creative community solutions.

To the abused, neglected and abandoned….protection, representation, security and hope.

To someone with a special challenge.recognition, acceptance and a path to independence.

To the addicted and troubled.open arms and a positive path to recovery.

To an infant and toddler….attention, attachment, safety and learning opportunities.

To a child or teen….patience, guidance and a positive example.

To a parent in need.a helping hand and non-judgmental education.

To an elder….reverence, gratitude and dignified care.

To a customer or client.excellent service and lasting value.

To everyone you see, friends and strangers alike….a warm smile, acts of kindness and positive energy.

To people of every age.unconditional love.

To all the peoples of the world….justice and peace.


Emotional healthJack Levine, Founder
4Generations Institute
Jack@4Gen.org  https://4Gen.org 850.567.5252 (mobile/voicemail) 

P.O. Box 1227  Tallahassee, FL 32302

The Advocate’s Credo:
Thou art my child, my parent, and my elder,
I love thee best,
But could not love thee half as much,
Loved I not all the rest.

Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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