Posts Tagged ‘Generosity’

True generosity

I don’t know if you’ve thought about this but generosity has little to do with money. It doesn’t. It has to do with heart, with attitude, with a mindset that makes generous choices. John Bunyan was an English writer who penned over 60 books. Perhaps the most famous is Pilgrim’s Progress. Concerning generosity, he said,…

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Paying it forward

Don’t you love the recurring stories about people at Starbucks “paying it forward?” It’s a bit of an anomaly. Someone in the drive-thru decides to pay for the person in line behind them. Then, something beautiful happens, it catches on. The next person “pays it forward” to the next car. I’ve read one account where…

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FRIENDSHIPS – Issues of Community

If you have kids, you might remember the nursery rhyme that goes something like this: “The animals went in two by two, Hurrah! Hurrah! The elephant and the kangaroo, Hurrah! Hurrah! The animals went in two by two, the elephant and the kangaroo.” Pretty catchy lyrics, huh?! The two by two part reminded me of…

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WISE PLANNING – Issues of Vision

One of the most popular books in bookstores over the past 20 years is “All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Kindergarten”. About 10 years ago, someone wrote an article called “All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Noah’s Ark.” They were funny, but they definitely had a sense of practical wisdom. After…

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