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Each day, a special Advent-themed Daily Jolt, with an opportunity for reflection and a microChallenge. Some of the reflections come from unlikely sources, and the challenges help you to take an action, usually a small one, based on the reflection.

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December 8th, 2012
Sometimes I wonder if the world’s so small, / that we can never get away from the sprawl. / Living in the sprawl, dead shopping malls rise / Like mountains beyond mountains, and there’s no end in sight. — Arcade Fire, “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)”
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Take more time to give this Christmas. Read this article to find alternative gift ideas.

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  • MelissaB

    The video was really good! I liked the images they chose, and I liked the timing, especially the one spot in the middle where the couple’s dancing goes along with the music. We think of today’s consumerism as something new, so it was interesting to think about its roots.

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