Holiday Message

“The more you give away, the more you receive. You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give.”-Thomas Monson

I thought this was the perfect message for me on Christmas day. I hope that you enjoy it as well. I asked some kids I know what they were planning to give for Christmas. They missed the nuance in the question and started telling me what they wanted. I was surprised how much effort it took them to answer my original question. Of course, as I’ve taken my kids to shop for Christmas, they kept giving me ideas and at least a dozen times I asked them, “Is that something for your mom or something for you?” Hopefully all of this will help my children learn the concept of giving so they make a wonderful life.

Merry Christmas

About the author

John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of the, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference,, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.