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4 Reasons It Is More Blessed To Give Than Receive

Gifts obviously benefit the recipient. The church continues its ministry, the hungry are fed, and missionaries are sent. But from God’s point of view generosity is more important for the giver than the recipient. 448 more words

On Proportionally Great People

So I’ve been thinking, as most of us aspiring authors do, about this concept of one day becoming a Great Writer. Being well-read, having a thoughtful and insightful audience for your thoughtful and insightful messages, having a movie deal, all that stuff. 769 more words


I’m so glad it’s September.  This is truly one of my favorite months. I don’t know how things look in your corner of the world, but here the humidity is mostly gone.  152 more words

New Product: Give the Gift of Stock...

I just came across this start-up, SparkGift, which allows you to give gifts of stock and index funds to friends and family.  Here  is a summary of their offering from their website: 242 more words



“The point is this:  whoever sows sparingly will reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.  Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.  

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Love in Practice - The Widow's Offering

During the 10 weeks I spent on ICS (International Citizen Service) in Rwanda I made many friends who have had a lasting impact on me. Not least of these was the joyous Alivera who would greet us with a big smile, open arms and would exclaim ‘Yesu ashimwe’ (Jesus be praised) and would follow with the reply ‘Ihimbazwe’ (worship) with a raised eyebrow and animated expression as you would when teaching a child. 434 more words


Degrees of Giving: 9 Practical Tips to Enhance Your Generosity

There are many ways to give back to your community, coworkers, family and friends.  I found this article on MindTools.com and it provides 9 great tips on enhancing your generosity: 8 more words