Wealth is not defined by how much you amass, but by how much you contribute.
People confuse generosity with the act of giving money or physical items.
Since most people believe that they never have enough of these scarce resources, generosity is often an impulsive and sporadic event, ignited more by circumstance or a sudden emotional occurrence. However, if we shed our scarcity mindset and engage in small acts of service, being generous can, in fact, be quite simple and satisfying.
You can choose what you give, based on what you have. Giving your time and energy can often be as meaningful as giving money or resources. You can give a smile, you can give forgiveness and you can extend a prayer to someone.
As Khalil Gibran said, “You give little when you give of your possessions; it is when you give of yourself that you truly give.”
Excerpt from my latest book, ‘SPARK: Journey From Success To Significance’, – now available worldwide on Amazon.