Tag Archives: Generosity

Sell What You Have And Follow

There can be three levels of defining our relationship with others and the world. There is ownership: I have possessions, I can even have a family and children. Ownership is good but it can give way to selfishness and acquisitiveness. … Continue reading

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Wealth Impoverishes

  There is nothing more impoverishing that wealth and riches. I have heard it said rich people will make better public servants because they will not steal anymore like an ordinary person would. Our recent history has proven this false … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 6

I woke up early this morning, in my own room, in my own bed, snuggling in the warmth of the woman who has loved me unconditionally for more than half a century now. Between coming into full wakefulness and getting … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 2

One tip to being happy is to thank God for everything you have. Literally, I count my blessings, writing down the things I have in life that give me happiness. From the smallest, like a kiss, a hug, a smile, … Continue reading

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Love and Marriage

“Love and marriage, love and marriage Go together like a horse and carriage This I tell you brother You can’t have one without the other.” ~ The Chairman of the Board Soon, we will be celebrating a big wedding in … Continue reading

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Meet Lily

He said, “I tell you truly, this poor widow put in more than all the rest; for those others have all made offerings from their surplus wealth, but she, from her poverty, has offered her whole livelihood.” ~ Luke 21:1-4 The … Continue reading

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To Love Is To Give

When a large crowd gathered, with people from one town after another journeying to Jesus, he spoke in a parable. “A sower went out to sow his seed. . . .” ~ Luke 8:4 I once saw on YouTube a … Continue reading

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Living Is About The Giving

There are certain truths that we know intuitively, without need of any proof – scientific or otherwise. Like, what goes up must come down. Or, what goes around comes around. Or, the quintessence of living is not in the receiving … Continue reading

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Goodness Comes From the Giving

California is a rich and bountiful land. It is one of life’s blessings that I live here. Northern California is known for it high tech industries. The Southern part is the entertainment capital of the world. But central California is … Continue reading

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A Personal Mission Statement

The poor always hope that today will be better than yesterday, And tomorrow better yet than today. We are all poor one way or another, Praying for the fulfillment for what is lacking in life. There has never been as … Continue reading

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