Explore the value of Charity
Work and live to serve others, leave the world a little better than you found it and garner for yourself as much peace of mind as you can. This is happiness.
Service is a smile. It is an acknowledging wave, a reaching handshake, a friendly wink, and a warm hug. It's these simple acts that matter most, because the greatest service to a human soul has always been the kindness of recognition.
Richelle E. Goodrich
Every good act is charity. A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.
Love is not patronizing and charity isn't about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same—with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead.
While we do our good works let us not forget that the real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
W. Anton Chekov
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
G. K. Chesterton
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Personal Stories About ‘Charity’
Giving Help To People In NeedSubmitted by Mollie
I once went to a food bank with my team last year and we packaged 300 to 400 boxes of food. My community cause is for kids or parents who don't have money to get their kids food but they go to work and work so hard to try to make a living for their children so that they have a good life to live. After knowing...
My DadSubmitted by Paul
My Father is more than a hero. I never knew it till later in life. He is now 85 yrs old and still giving. My father belongs to The Salvation Army and has stood at the Red Kettle every Christmas. This coming year if he is able to do it will mark his 60th year doing so. My father never has had much of an education,...
Best Friends Sharing Their Love For AnimalsSubmitted by Susan Bernotas
The local paper picked up a story about 2 girls from my son's elementary school. Here is the link: http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/jan/07/its-their-party-so-birthday-loot-goes-to-needy/
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Charity’
Walter LesaulnierSubmitted by Walter Lesaulnier
He is a truly great and charitable person. He has refurbished several thousand computers and donated them for free. He's donated locally and all over the world. He donated many to Katrina victims. He's 85 years old and there is a great Youtube video of him playing kickball with neighborhood kids. A Google search...
Bernie LSubmitted by Donia
Bernie owns a comic book store and since 2002, on the national Free Comic Book Day, he has raised money for the Autism Society of Cumberland County. His own kids are healthy and don't have autism. He does this out of kindness and hosts an event that will draw a crowd to help raise awareness and money. He doesn't...
Abigail MarshallSubmitted by jakenmelissa.carrolldurham
Abigail Marshall was10 years of age; and liked receiving brand new pajamas from their Mom & Dad on Christmas Eve. She realized that today’s economy not every child would be as fortunate, she along with her sister Camillie decided they wanted to make a difference. PJs 4 Xmas a Nonprofit Organization from kids for...
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LIVE YOUR DREAMS
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SPREAD YOUR WINGS
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
DO YOUR PART
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
DO THY BEST
There is so much god one person can do. I figured, if I woke up this morning, there must be a live to improve - even if it is only my own. I had a stroke and was laid off from my work- now I run Empty Bowl Pet Food Pantry Disaster Services that gave $665,000 of product to struggling families in Arizona!
It seems the 20th and 21st century has highlighted the need for forgiveness. It is a necessary component in moving on without deepening the wounds that were inflicted.
dan, st. louis
i love to do charity
i also did charity
Greed is the plague of the 21st century. Giving and sharing with others expands who we are. Having more is never having enough. Share what you have and give. Giving expands us. Having are the chains binding us from merging with our true selves.
briteleaf, Portland, OR
Charity begins from home and a good friend is cheaper than therapy.
uthmahn zheinnab, Nigeria
"your conscience teaches your mind how to think.
your heart how to feel.
your soul how to obey and most importantly your body
how to perform extraordinary acts of charity and kindness toward your fellow man."
joseph p.martino, millburn,nj
"misplaced charity destroys all incentive, incentive destroys all misplaced charity." -joseph p.martino
joseph p. martino, millburn,nj
After visiting Australia and New Zealand a few years ago, I want to do something for these people who have gone through so many natural disasters: floods, earthquakes, etc. The people from these two countries were very polite and courteous of American tourists. I believe what goes around comes around. I want to make a financial donation to the people of Queensland, Australia and Christchurch, New Zealand. Let's give a helping hand to our good friends "Downunder"!
Michael Hicks, Waco, Ga. U.S.A.