“Giving” by Kahlil Gibran

Giving 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…

POEMS: Is it possible? by Anthony de Mello

Is it possible? Is it possible for the rose to say,  “I will give my fragrance to the good people who smell me,  but I will withhold it from the bad?”  Or is it possible for the lamp to say,  “I will give my light to the good people in this room,  but I will…

A brief message from Neale Donald Walsch (about your gift)

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 give…

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…

CHRISTMAS POEMS: “A Handmade Gift” by Trina Graves

  A Handmade Gift I give you this gift Intending it to lift You, as it did me In the making, you see.. All the hours that went Into this present I sent My thoughts were of you And the time really flew Love was in my heart Right from the very start As for…