Thursday, 9 November 2017

Today’s Gift #essentialsofrecovery

Love is something if you give away, you end up having more.

—Malvina Reynolds


The other side of giving is taking. Many of us were brought up to believe that it’s not okay to take, so we diminish admiration that people give us. “Oh, this old rag, I got it at a garage sale for next to nothing.” This response to a compliment can take away the joy of giving it from the person who admired the way we looked.

Giving needs taking to complete it. We can keep the cycle of generosity going by taking gracefully. A world without those who take would be unbalanced. When someone gives us love, appreciation, or a gift, we can show our real pleasure with a simple thank you, and stop thinking we don’t deserve it.

Can I accept what’s given to me today in the spirit it’s offered?
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