We have all been influenced by generosity. Whether through family, friends, the church, strangers, or ultimately Jesus, we have all been on the other side of someone else’s generosity. The question is: who is on the other side of our generosity?
Who is it – who will one day look at you and say, ‘I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for you’? Whether we get the chance to meet them or not, they are there, on the other side of generosity. We are called to lead generous lives that influence others and our world.
Share how you have been influenced by generosity.
Generosity is contagious. I have always tried to be generous to others which is not always an easy task, but it is what our Lord Jesus wants me to do. Generosity seems to be contagious because the more we give, the more we get back in return. Only yesterday, my...read more
Generosity Brings Perspective. Generosity is an opportunity to share the love of Christ with someone. I have experienced the profound impact others' generosity has had on me and so I don't want to miss an opportunity to do that for someone else. It's so easy for us to...read more
Generosity lasts. Generosity has had a lasting impact in my life. I think of the Generosity of Jesus - without the sacrifice He made, in giving up His life for me, I wouldn't know love and purpose. It was because of the generosity of someone in church (who I may never...read more
Generosity Brings Peace. Amidst my family falling apart, I shouldered a lot of expenses due to court. I struggled to pay bills and went hungry to stay on top of things. I was ashamed of the place I was in and hid my hurt from the church family. Still they loved me and...read more
Generosity stretches us. In the last two years my husband and I have been stretched with what it means to be and live generously. Being a young couple, we were committed to scrimping and saving, and we often times said no to invitations because we were scared we...read more