Add Value Through Generosity

Things from me (and someone else) to THINK about

“Generosity begins when you do more than you are asked to do, not because you have more than others have, but because you seek to add value to the lives of others.”


“The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving.” // Albert Einstein



## A story to BE moved by

History tells the story of a poor beggar on the roadside when Alexander the Great passed by. The destitute man, with no right to seek anything from the king, nonetheless lifted his needy hand.


To the astonishment of the king’s courtier, Alexander tossed the man several gold coins. “Sir,” said the courtier, “copper coins would adequately meet a beggar’s need. Why give gold?”


The king replied, “Copper coins would suit the beggar’s needs, but gold coins suit Alexander’s giving.”


## Something to DO right now

True generosity happens when we make an intentional decision to add value to other people’s lives.


Do something right now with your time, talent and treasure that adds value to the lives of people around you. And be like Alexander the Great when you do. Don’t give according to the need. Give according to your generosity.

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