'Giving' Chapter

Giving

Everything is dependent on things it receives and the world endures through a variety of balances. The world itself recognizes two states of being, hunger or want, and peace or compassion. We give of ourselves according to how we see the world, and we see the world how we see ourselves.

You have to pretend before you will allow. So if we allow the dream to at first be a fantasy, we find it easier to keep with it, to give it our attention and company. There is no getting, only giving, no trying, only doing. Receiving is just giving space and time to experience.

“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” Kahlil Gibran (Lebanese born American philosophical Essayist, Novelist and Poet. 1883-1931)

“If you have much, give of your wealth; If you have little, give of your heart” Arab Proverb

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