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“There are other kinds of generosity that have nothing to do with money.”

A thought by John C. Maxwell (2017-03-07) from his book, No Limits: Blow the CAP Off Your Capacity(p. 207). Center Street. Kindle Edition. (Click on the title to go to Amazon.com to buy the book.)
We have heard over and over how important it is for us to give our money, haven’t we?But John says here that money isn’t the only way for us to give.  So what are they?
He says, “These include giving people a chance, giving others the benefit of the doubt, and giving others a reason to want to work with you. An abundance person can be generous by giving others opportunities, giving them the resources and information they need to do their jobs well, giving them the credit when they are successful, and giving them grace when they make mistakes. What I’m really talking about here is generosity of spirit.”
He goes on, “Generosity is a word that comes out of the Latin word generosus, meaning of noble birth. It was associated with members of the aristocracy who, by virtue of their privileges and inhe…
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“Our perspective is not determined by what we see.”

A thought by John C. Maxwell (2017-03-07) from his book, No Limits: Blow the CAP Off Your Capacity(p. 206). Center Street. Kindle Edition. (Click on the title to go to Amazon.com to buy the book.)
Perspective can make such a difference.It really can.But where does it come from?How do we get it?
John says, “It’s determined by how we see, and that comes from who we are. Two people can be in the same situation and see things completely differently. While a scarcity person often looks at a situation and thinks, There’s no way! an abundance person sees the same things and thinks, There’s got to be a better way!
He goes on, “The world is a better place as a result of people whose perspective was shaped by abundance thinking. People thought there was no way to get a room warm other than by using a fireplace. Benjamin Franklin thought there was a better way and invented what we call the Franklin stove. People thought there was no way to get anywhere fast on land except by using horses. James Wat…

“I’m getting older, but I refuse to become an old person.”

A thought by John C. Maxwell (2017-03-07) from his book, No Limits: Blow the CAP Off Your Capacity (p. 205). Center Street. Kindle Edition. (Click on the title to go to Amazon.com to buy the book.)
I love this thought by John.And I agree with it.
He says, “Have you noticed how old people think their generation is the last great one? They look at younger people and predict doom and gloom. That’s happened for a hundred generations. I’m not going to do that! Yes, tomorrow has its challenges. And all youth need to mature. But abundance thinking tells me that tomorrow can be better than today.”
He goes on, “I like to think of an abundance mind-set as the Energizer Bunny of our lives. It charges us up with high belief. That high belief gives us high energy. I want to be energized to do worthwhile things and make a difference. Don’t you? It’s your call.”
I hope that is true of you.I know it is of me but then I am in control of my view.But that is true of you too.
Earlier he said, “Abundance peopl…