The Art of Giving

The Art of Giving

Why Give?

If you confront the art of giving with the question “Why?,” there are other questions you could ask as well:  Is your approach to life transactional? Must you receive before you’re willing to offer? When overlapping justifications crowd your head, do they all favor pulling back? If you don’t know the answer to those questions, there is this one: as time goes by, is your world getting bigger or smaller?

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How to Give

how to give

Dear Reader, if you already know how to give and are naturally big-minded, then please skip this blog post.

I had hoped to write a breezy blog entry about the need for generosity, how giving is an integral part of the path of meditation.

An appealing topic—unless you’re not in the mood.

And I’m not.
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Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day

As all of look forward to celebrating Earth Day, I have another question: is the planet earth “a thing”? If our earth got lost and we had to track it down in another galaxy, how would you know you had found it?

Perhaps you would need to visit your old neighborhood to see if your house or apartment was still there. But your neighborhood is something that sits on the earth, right?

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