Four simple words that shaped many lives, including mine. The ancient book of wisdom says, "There is more happiness in giving than there is in receiving." No greater words have been written on the message of giving.
Today's quote is so much deeper than the words because it defines a way of life, a mission and joy beyond compare.
We can choose to live this way every day. Choose to show kindness, hospitality, generosity and be dedicated to be an example for those we meet.
Imagine how wonderful this world would be if we all became givers and doers, with a true desire to make the world a better and happier place. Acts of kindness, generosity, and compassion not only benefit the recipient but also bring fulfillment and rewards to the giver.
When we give to others, whether it's our time, resources, or support, we often experience a sense of satisfaction and happiness. The act of giving can generate positive emotions and contribute to our overall well-being.
Giving can strengthen relationships and create a sense of connection with others. When we support and help others, it can build trust and goodwill, which can lead to more positive interactions and deeper connections.
The concept of "we get by giving" also suggests that when we give to others, people around us tend to respond in kind. This doesn't always mean receiving material possessions in return, but it can show up as support, assistance, or opportunities when we need them.
Acts of giving can create a positive energy or ripple effect. When we do something kind for someone, they may be inspired to do the same for others, paying it forward, creating a chain reaction of goodwill and positivity.
Giving often challenges us to step outside of our comfort zones and develop qualities like empathy, patience, and compassion. It can be a pathway to personal growth and self-discovery.
Many people find that giving aligns with their core values and principles. It can be a way to live in harmony with one's beliefs and make a positive impact on the world.
"We get by giving" encourages a mindset of generosity and highlights the interconnectedness of individuals and communities. Ultimately, it suggests that acts of kindness and giving can contribute to a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
Do you have an experience of giving you would like to share? Please leave it in the comments below, we'd love to hear all the positive stories.