Live to Give – Do You Understand this Secret for Abundant Living and Growing Prosperity?
The Art of Giving is a Secret for Abundant Living!
One of the main ‘secrets’ of abundant living is:
The art of giving.
Don’t let a spirit of fear prevent you…
from giving and keep you in lack.
But if I Give I’ll Have Less
Unfortunately, a common belief many people have is that giving a portion of what they have will result in having less. Bear in mind, this belief causes many folks to live in fear of giving, and a lack of giving in turn prevents the flow of abundance in a person’s life.
Okay, okay. I hear you saying, “But, wait a minute. If I have 20 dollars and I give away 10, now I only have 10.”
Yes, this is true. In the natural 20 minus 10 equals 10, so in the short-term we may seem to have less. This is the same as a farmer who after planting his seed may seem to have less.
But bear with me a little longer; because, giving is a spiritual principle and it has the ability to change our spiritual and natural situation. When we give we are like the farmer who plants and tends his seed; then after some time receives his harvest.
“Give, and it shall be given to you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that you give it shall be measured back to you.”
— Luke 6:38
The More You Give, The More You Have
The paradox of life is that the more you give, the more you have. We see this explained in the previously quoted verse. This verse gives an image of super-abundance. We can open a floodgate of blessings into our lives by giving to others freely.
The thing is, when we give money, forgiveness, love, etc., it opens spiritual channels that set in motion a movement of abundance that circulates around and comes back to us in profound and indirect ways.
Giving is like planting seeds. We have to actually plant the seeds if we expect to receive a harvest. And if we plant a small amount, we receive a small harvest; plant a large amount and we receive a large harvest.
Give Abundantly and Live Abundantly
We can give abundantly and live abundantly. Remember also, that you are rich in the respect that you have a spirit that is inexhaustible. So let no mean attitude or selfish thought keep you from sharing this spirit. Be a generous giver at heart and in all you do.
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
— Winston Churchill
Mark my words: Life will take on a whole new meaning for you as you live to give. Give and keep giving. Give from the heart; of your time, money, comfort, and resources. Then don’t be surprised as you begin to live abundantly.
May you live to give and learn this secret for abundant living and growing prosperity!
Be blessed to be a blessing –