Posted by: The Fry Team | December 9, 2016

It’s not how much we give…

A couple of years ago, a family event occurred that caused us to question what was truly valuable. We deeply longed for closeness, so instead of buying Christmas presents for one another, we all contributed to designing a memorable headstone for our beloved brother.

The following Christmas, my family chose to donate to a personal worthy cause, rather than spending on gifts for each other again. We have continued with our annual holiday charitable donations, and have chosen to enjoy the Christmas season by sharing activities together. This has now created lifelong memories by sharing the performance of “A Christmas Carol” at South Coast Repertory and a holiday dress-up dinner following, and “Disney on Ice” show at the Honda Center with dinner at Downtown Disney’s “Story Teller” restaurant.

The gift of time together and newly shared traditions is the most precious present of all.

“It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.”

– Mother Teresa

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