"I gave at the office." It might be a cliche, but that familiar phrase accurately describes the way many of us still think about giving of our time, resources, and money: as a mildly unpleasant obligation to fulfill every now and again, when someone asks. Yet giving is a profound act that can change your life and the lives of those around you. With gentleness and wisdom, this practical guide outlines the ways in which cultivating a lifestyle of generosity can be a source of personal transformation, spiritual renewal, and deep joy.
Readers will learn about:
- Giving as Worship - how many faith traditions offer praise through giving
- Giving as Justice - creating righteous equality in our world
- Giving as Charity - providing for others out of a sense of connectedness
- Giving as Stewardship - managing our resources for maximum benefit