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Give a Gift Without Expecting a Return

posted by debramoffitt

Some people give to others and keep an account of what they feel is owed back to them by the individual they help. Others give to someone today expecting they’ll receive a return from someone else when they need it in the future. Others give just for the joy of giving and devote their actions to the divine. Giving comes from one aspect of God and goes to another aspect of God. God is both the giver and receiver, the action, and the gifts. When looked at in this way, the experience brings great joy to all involved with no sense of debt or indebtedness. Discover the joy of giving wherever you go. — From Awake in the World: 108 Practice to Live a Divinely Inspired Life

Bio: Debra Moffitt is the award winning author of Awake in the World: 108 Practices to Live a Divinely Inspired Life and “Garden of Bliss: Cultivating the Inner Landscape for Self-Discovery” (Llewellyn Worldwide, February 2013). A visionary, dreamer and teacher, she’s devoted to nurturing the spiritual in everyday life. She leads workshops on spiritual practices, writing and creativity in the U.S. and Europe. More at http://www.awakeintheworld.com and on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/DebraMoffittAwakeintheWorld



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