The week before Christmas, I can always start to feel things come a little unglued. It’s that one last gift you can’t figure out, the traffic jam in the parking lot, and the stress over entertaining family.

Last night a person we had never met before bought us dinner. We were a surprised and hesitant in accepting his generosity, but he simply insisted we pay it forward. This afternoon I had the answer. I remembered Community Plates, a local Connecticut non-profit recently featured on CT Bites.

‘Tis better to give than¬†receive. So true…