Martha L Shaw - Poet, Writer, Author, Artist

We know the many quotes from the Bible on giving.  We’ve heard so many times such as in Luke 6:38 where we are told “Give, and it will be given to you.”  Sounds like a plan!  I give, I get.  Means to an end.  No, it’s not meant that way, but we so often do look at things in terms of reciprocating . . . it’s not that we really always plot it out that way, but our “this world” society is so driven!  Consider the following:

You often say, “I would give, but only to the deserving.” The trees in your orchard say not so, nor the flocks in your pasture. They give that they may live, for to withhold is to perish.- Kahlil Gibran –

Wow!  Gibran says it so well!  We tend to consider many things in our giving.  How blessed are we that our Lord…

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