“It is more blessed to give than receive.” My friend’s response to my thank you startled me. Her generosity humbled me. She didn’t regret giving; she enjoyed it.
When I became pregnant with our second child we sold our small house and searched for one with more room. Our realtor found one perfect in every way—except for the price. The housing market in Southern California definitely busted our budget.
After gathering a few trusted friends to pray for direction and provision we walked away with our dream house. God moved the pray-ers to lend us the extra money at no interest for five years. I felt like I was part of a miracle.
My friends words and tears made me realize that giving at God’s prompting not only meets practical needs in the receiver but touches the hearts of both giver and receiver.Continue Reading