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2nd Day of Christmas Giveaways with Lynn Cowell

Giveaway Day 2 with Lynn Cowell at KarenEhman.com

Welcome to the 2nd Day of Christmas Giveaways!!!

Today my friend Lynn Cowell is joining us to talk about a unique opportunity to be generous this season. She will be giving away a Magnetic gift set including a matching set of earrings and necklace from Fashion and Compassion and a signed copy of her latest book “Magnetic: Becoming the Girl He Wants”.

To join in on the fun and be entered to win the various prizes, simply leave a comment on the post answering the question of the day. ALSO—one grand prize will be given to one person who comments on all 12 days.

The Grand Prize is a $50 gift certificate to Proverbs 31 Ministries store and a $50 gift certificate to Amazon.com!!!

Now, here is Lynn to offer you today’s post…

Giving Double

12 Days of Christmas giveaway at KarenEhman.comHi! I’m Lynn Cowell , a friend of Karen’s and a fellow Proverbs 31 speaker. My heartbeat is to set women of all ages on the path toward wise choices by leading them to the only love that can fill the love gap in their hearts. My husband, Greg, and I live in North Carolina with our three children (when they’re not all at college

“Happy Thanksgetting”

The TV commercial hyping up Black Friday put into words what I feared most when it came to Christmas: that my kids would make Christmas all about what they would get.

So, my husband and I decided the best way to help them get that Christmas isn’t about getting was to teach them to be generous givers.

I still remember my heart pounding, like the drum set featured in the JC Penney catalog on my lap. If only Mom and Dad would get me everything I circled and not just one! I would dream.

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I wanted to create that kind of excitement in the hearts of my kids when it came to giving. So when they were little, Greg and I had them circle items in a catalog too – the Samaritan’s Purse catalog. We allowed each of our children to choose a
gift from them to someone in need. Chickens, medical care, goats or food, this opportunity gave our kids the chance to make a difference in someone else’s life and to begin practicing generosity. As they grew older, we asked them to choose a non-profit that was close to their heart to give to. One daughter chose hope for girls rescued from sex trafficking; another help for those on skid row. At this point, they were giving … but it was still our money.

This same year, each of our children received gifts from Greg and I that were not just for them, but benefitted those who created the gifts. Journals, purses and jewelry, normally purchased at the mall, became blessings to both my kids and to the artisans, helping them to make a living in a dignified way.

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Photo courtesy of Fashion & Compassion

You can only imagine my joy last Christmas as I watched my kids exchange gifts that were double blessings; blessings for the receiver and the maker. One daughter gave her sister a necklace helping to feed the poor. Another daughter gave her best friend jewelry that spreads hope.

Now, they too, are not just giving once … they’re giving twice.

My heart just soars as my girls are learning to not just be beautiful on the outside with gorgeous jewelry and fashionable bags; they are learning gorgeous is more than a face in the mirror. Beautiful is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness and self-control; captivating characteristics that the Bible calls the fruit of the Spirit. They are becoming magnetic!

Today, I’m giving away a Magnetic gift set including a matching set of earrings and necklace from Fashion and Compassion and a signed copy of my latest book “Magnetic: Becoming the Girl He Wants”.

lynn cowell giveaway

For a chance to win this set, just comment below with the name of a young woman in your life that you would like to share this set with and have her learn to be beautiful inside and out.

All winners will be announced Tuesday, December 22.

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  1. I just discovered Fashion & Compassion a couple of weeks ago and fell in love! Such beautiful items with a lot of meaning! I would love to share them with my sisters.

  2. Vanessa, who needs to feel the love and compassion of true friendship. She is an amazingly strong woman who gives her all to her family, even in the face of some hard circumstances.

  3. I would give it to my teenage daughter Danielle who just got some really tough news at the doctor and needs to remember where to go for hope

  4. Chloe…she has such a beautiful heart but has been through some rough stuff that does not allow her to see her true value as a child of the King

  5. My friend Michelle’s daughter. She is approaching teenage years and knowing her worth inside and out will help her during those often confusing years.

  6. My beautiful daughter Roxanne. She gets frustrated at times taking care of 4 little blessings (my grandkids)…her husband is away for a few years so she takes care of them by herself. She is an absolute awesome mother and I know this would be a daily reminder that God is with her through it all ?
    ~Thank you~

  7. My sister Erin, even though she doesn’t live close anymore, just to know that I still think about her and love her.

  8. I would love to give this to my niece who is struggling with depression and feelings of worthlessness. I want her to know how deeply she is loved and how valuable she truly is.

  9. Since I have 3 teenage daughters, I couldn’t pick one of them. I think I would gather us all together and pick one of their friends from school who might be struggling or could use some encouragement. :)

  10. Becca- to learn she doesn’t need a guy to make her feel beautiful- she needs to know she is already beautiful because she is a daughter of THE KING OF KINGS!

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