Consider: And is there a balance in correlation between the two, what do you think?
asked 03 Feb '11, 04:46
Inactive User ♦♦
This is my belief, formed out of observation- it may seem a bit crazy but here goes:
I believe that God programmed the Universe so that when you give, and if you give, it comes back to you in perhaps more abundance than what you originally gave.
The Bible backs this up many times in the words of Jesus...Matthew 10:42, for example (NIV c. 1997): "And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is my disciple,I tell you the truth, he will certainly not lose his reward..."...Luke 6:36: "Give, and it will be given unto you..."
I have seen this happen in my life, but the secret is to not keep track of what you have given, or even to think about it much. You just give, and it returns to you, like some kind of Heavenly Magic.
Yes, Giving and receiving are a form of abundance because of this Universal Truth. Giving freely creates what I call "flow" in your life. Things flow out, and then things flow in...it just works that way, and it all has to do with abundance.
answered 03 Feb '11, 23:17
Nicely said Jai :)
(04 Feb '11, 01:58) Michaela
You are so right Jai, and I enjoyed reading your answer, thank you!
(04 Feb '11, 06:25) Inactive User ♦♦
I do know that we are taught "As We Give We Will Receive" I believe that this puts us in an abundance mind set. When I believe that I can give I have to as well believe that this will be not be a loss to me, if I believe this is a loss that I'll never see that again and resentful for giving then this was not a good gift.
Mahatma Gandhi said "Service that is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures as possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy."
So when we give if it is with resent or if we say alright but you will owe me, we are not giving from the heart we are giving from a place of expected payment and thus that will be the reward (Far less than God would have rewarded us)
answered 04 Feb '11, 04:21
There is great merit in your answer, and of course the part about Gandhi is very inspirational! Thank you.
(04 Feb '11, 06:18) Inactive User ♦♦
thank you I am glad you liked it. :-)
(04 Feb '11, 09:43) Wade Casaldi
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