Life has taught me a lesson i have carried all my life and that is the necessity of giving or being charitable. Some people give a lot by the way of time and knowledge/education, but will never give away money. They will always say, 'I will give when i have extra money' and of course, there is rarely an extra to give.

Successful and smart people like myself give money as well as education. I believe firmly in giving. If you want something, all you need to do is give FIRST! When you are short of money, the magic is to give, either to your church, the poor or to your favorite charity.

If i could leave one single idea with you, it is that idea. When ever you feel 'short' or in 'need', of something, give what you want first and it will come back to you in many folds. That's exactly what it is for money.

Check around you. Poor people are more greedy than rich people. The simple explanation is that if a person was rich, that person was providing something that people wanted. The greatest lesson I've learned is that when ever i am in need or wanted something, I'd go out and give it out first.

This reminds me of a story captured in Robert Kiyosaki's Rich Dad, Poor Dad. According to Robert, there was this guy sitting with firewood in his arms on a cold freezing night, and he is yelling at the pot-bellied stove, 'if you give me some wood, i'ill put some wood in!' So, when it comes to money, love, happiness, sales and contacts, all one needs to remember is to give first what you want and it will come back in droves. And i mean it.

There are powers in this world that are much smarter than we are. You can get there on your own, but its much easier with the help of powers that be. All you need is to be generous with what you have, and the powers will be generous with you.

If you want to receive, all you need to do is GIVE.

I pray that God Almighty will input in us the power and spirit of giving so as to ease our ability to receive.

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