From What We Give

Give of Ourselves

““From what we get in life, we make a living.  From what we give, we make a life.” – Arthur Ashe Quote of the Day. It is easy to fall into the trap of thinking that what we get in life – money, possessions, status – is part of “building a life”.  As Arthur Ashe [...]

Quote of the Day – John Calvin on Giving

John Calvin

“All the blessings we enjoy are Divine deposits, committed to our trust on this condition, that they should be dispensed for the benefit of our neighbors.” – John Calvin,  Reformation theologian

Quote of the Day – Art that Matters

Linchpin

“Stop settling for what’s good enough and start creating art that matters. Stop asking what’s in it for you and start giving gifts that change people. Then, and only then, will you have achieved your potential.” – Linchpin, by Seth Godin In the Introduction to the book Linchpin by Seth Godin, there is this little nugget [...]

Quote of the Day – Proverbs on Generosity

Old Images of Generosity

The world of the generous gets larger and larger; the world of the stingy gets smaller and smaller.  The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed;  those who help others are helped. – Proverbs 11 : 24 – 25 (The Message translation) This quote from Proverbs on generosity is just one of many quotes from [...]