“The world of the generous gets larger and larger; the world of the stingy gets smaller and smaller.” – Proverbs 11:24 (MSG)
I believe people become stagnant in their lives because they lack the understanding of generosity. We get stuck in life and we end up going through the motions. Life seems to get very boring and monotonous and we start looking for ways to fix it. It could be a job change or a spouse change for some. It’s a tragedy to make those kinds of decisions that adversely affects so many. Our lives would be more productive and exciting if we would become more generous. Generous is defined as, “being of noble birth. Such a person is generous in overlooking injury or insult, rising above pettiness or meanness. It also indicates a willingness to give, share, or to bestow favor”. Being generous will cause your life to be more fulfilled and to have greater purpose. Let’s work at becoming more generous in everything we do.
“Stagnation comes when we quit or aren’t doing things we know to do. It can cause us to shut down and cause us to think that only a change can make me feel better. The change needs for us to become more generous.” – Large, Large Living in a Small, Small World by Steve Smothermon”
Published on Monday, October 17, 2011 @ 10:28 AM CDT
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