Generosity

Directing Generosity

May 29, 2015

Although we’ve discussed over the past weeks that generosity encompasses more than simply giving money to charities, it is true that working with charitable organizations is one (but not the only) way to be generous. Money is rarely the solution to problems. However, there are many people in organizations doing good works who would be […]

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Receiving Generosity

May 21, 2015

When I think of generosity, I usually imagine myself on the giving side, but if I am being honest, so often I find myself on the receiving side. Although most people expect nothing in return for their generosity, they do appreciate seeing your gratitude for their kindness. We all know that we should write thank […]

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Generosity: Attention

May 13, 2015

Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity. – Simone Weil Although these words were written well over half a century ago, they apply to our world today. We rush along through life trying to do so many things at once and are bombarded by a thousand different distractions every day. It seems like […]

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Generosity

May 7, 2015

Generosity is not a word that we use in every day conversation. For the most part, it is a word used by charities during their campaigns. We all receive letters in the mail and phone calls from organizations urging us to be generous and donate to their cause. We understand generosity as a thing that […]

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Hi, I’m Elizabeth McNair, and I am excited about being the guest blogger for Mississippi Women Bloggers for the month of May. I am a teacher. I’ve spent the last several months teaching English while living in France. As I am writing this, I am in the process of attempting to pack up everything I […]

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