A quote from Neale Donald Walsch on “the gift you have”

You have something important to contribute to your world today.   Every day, God sends you one person for whom you hold a gift in your hand. You will not know what it is until that person greets you, but you will then know it immediately.   The only questions remaining will be: Will you…

ZEN STORIES: “Mokusen’s hand”(about generosity, giving & receiving)

MOKUSEN’S HAND Mokusen Hiki was living in a temple in the province of Tamba. One of his adherents complained of the stinginess of his wife. Mokusen visited the adherent’s wife and showed her his clenched fist before her face. “What do you mean by that?” asked the surprised woman. “Suppose my fist were always like…

Spirituality from Daily Word: “Giving” (“Dar”)

  Giving I give and receive in the spirit of love and gratitude. Life is a perpetual process of giving and receiving. Every time I share—time, attention, love—waves of energy impact the world around me. Knowing this, I choose to give Presence, not just presents! Before I step into the flow of the day, I…

POEMS: “Generosity and Giving” by Kahlil Gibran

You often say, “I would give, but only to the deserving.” The trees in your orchard say not so, nor the flocks in your pasture. They give that they may live, for to withhold is to perish. Surely he who is worthy to receive his days and his nights, is worthy of all else from…

HAIKU POEMS: “Generosity” (“Generosidad”) Poem dedicated to Anita

“Generosity”   Clenched stingy fists, Grasp emptiness… Open hands freely give! (and unlimited blessings receive) Amira   “Generosidad”   Puños cerrados, Agarran el vacío … ¡Manos abiertas dan libremente! (y reciben bendiciones ilimitadas)   Amira   This poem is dedicated to my dear friend Anita for her great generosity. Este poema está dedicado a mi…