Giving is a sticky topic….

Giving is a sticky topic…. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. - 2 Corinthians 9:7 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in [...]

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Generosity: A Perspective of Service

By Stephen H. Mack I love reading about acts of kindness, selflessness, and charity. Let’s face it – with the state of the world as it is some days, we need regular doses of joy and encouragement. To be sure, it is hard to always keep a positive attitude with [...]

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Generosity – God so loved the world that He gave…

“No person was ever honored for what he received. He was honored for what he gave.” - Calvin Coolidge “The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving.” – Albert Einstein Being generous can be difficult at times, at least [...]

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A PRICELESS GENEROSITY

A PRICELESS GENEROSITY. How can I teach him all he needs to ever know, When I don't know it all. How can I expect him to stand tall on his own two feet, When I have known only to fall. How can I ask him to learn all he can [...]

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I hope my son grows to be who he wants

Growing up with just a mum, life wasn't always easy, I learned not to want things, to ask for things because I knew my mum couldn't afford it and why should she cry over material things, immaterial possessions. I remember when I was about nine, in town and my mum saying [...]

By | 2016-12-03T11:26:02+00:00 July 13th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Generous|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The Season of Unexpected Generosity

Be generous. 2 simple words. Extremely impactful. On the topic of generosity, I’d like to tell you a story. It’s a story of when I went shopping with my son. Not the most conventional story about giving to someone or doing something for somebody, but it’s what I think of [...]

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The shirt off my back

The other night after dinner my oldest tells me: “I am glad Michael and Kelvin got to stay for dinner, it is late, their mom is at work, so they probably wouldn't have had dinner.” They were beautiful words coming out of my 11-year-old mouth. I agreed with him but tried not [...]

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