Principles of Giving • Investments in Humanity
It is our mission to elevate charitable giving practices through mindful engagement and innovation. Giving with Joy transparently explores, implements, and shares Truths about giving that have been in operation since the genesis of creation. Giving that invests in humanity and is guided by divine truth will enrich and empower the lives of those who receive and profoundly bless the lives of those who give. We pursue our mission with a commitment to: Learn passionately, Reflect wisely, Teach humbly, and Give joyfully.
Principles of Giving Blog
Giving when in need is a powerful tool for advancing your life from the grip of fear to the power or love while also assuring your own financial prosperity.
Have you been negatively impacted by the recent COVID 19 pandemic? Some people have lost friends and family, and many more have experienced considerable financial loss. Unusual times call for unusual measures. Now is an excellent time to be creative and innovative. It is also a time to reach out to your network of business connections and loyal customers to acquire a new perspective on service and fees.
Too often, when we feel in a state of loss, we become focused only upon our need. We think about who owes us money that we haven’t collected. Or, hoping to maintain our customer/ client base, we worry about how to cut back and provide less service for less compensation. Others might wonder what additional resources they can tap into when the government stimulus packages dry up. There are prayers for relief and prayers of petition. While this is not futile, isn’t there something more proactive that we can do, or offer to do for others…
My mother recently gave me a beautiful quilt she spent the winter making for me. The intricate pattern is called Stormy Seas, a swirl of blues, greens, and grays. It covers the entire surface of my bed with its beauty.
A friend recently went to visit her elderly parents, both of whom are suffering from dementia. They had reached the point where they struggled at times to communicate and her mother often did not recognize her.
I had a profound lesson in giving the other day. It began in the way that many of our most profound ideas do, within the realm of the ordinary. I was sitting in the bleachers of the small, rural school that was hosting my niece’s basketball game.
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