Category Archives: Giving

Love Sacrifices for Others

Love is never mediocre, but extreme.    It is willing to pay the greatest cost and carry the heaviest burdens – without anyone ever knowing about it.    If there is no sacrifice, there is no love. That’s why many bail out … Continue reading

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Love Defers to Others

One of the marks of genuine love is deference.    The definition of deference is “to respectfully yield to the opinion or desire of another person”.     Sometimes this involves deferring to another even when we want something different.  What would motivate … Continue reading

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Love is Unselfish

My upbringing was very simple.   We were very common people.  Our clothing was simple…our house was simple…our car was simple.    I never thought anything about it until I got older and had my own family about the simplicity of my … Continue reading

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Kindness is Seen in Meeting Practical Needs

Kindness does little things to meet practical needs.   It is thoughtful, caring and acts without thought of being recognized.    The need is motivation enough to get involved. There is a great example of this in the Bible.   After being in … Continue reading

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Fifty Years of Marriage

My parents were married on December 6, 1956.   We had a reception for them to honor them to honor them on their 50th wedding anniversary in December, 2006.   I’m so glad we were able to do it because my Dad … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Mom – Generosity

As I have grown older I am more grateful for my parents.   They are more wise and far more sacrificial than I ever realized as a youngster.    Perspective will do that for you.   So will raising your own children. God … Continue reading

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