Category Archives: Giving

A Thanksgiving Tale

I once ate nothing but rice for three days. It wasn’t a diet or a fast; I was broke. I had managed my money poorly during the previous weeks, and work was scarce to begin with. Finally, I got up … Continue reading

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Land of the Morning Calm

Peter joined the U.S. Army in 1981. He had studied Taekwondo extensively for years, so when the time came to discuss his deployment, he asked to be stationed in Korea where the discipline of Taekwondo had been developed during the … Continue reading

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Jesus Loves the Homeless

“I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are very wise and very beautiful, but I never read in either of them, “Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden.” –St. Augustine I am truly blessed. … Continue reading

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Ten Talents

“Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things.”  –Matt. 25:23 I just had an epiphany: I am an obsessive collector. Furthermore, my tendency to collect … Continue reading

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Generosity

“Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.”     –Kahlil Gibran Giving back to God out of our increase is a subject that has been confounded in the Western Church,

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Alms

“Who gives himself with his alms feeds three—himself, his hungering neighbor, and me.”                                         –James Russell Lowell (1819-1891). I was walking … Continue reading

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