Generosity in quotes: Juli Fraga

“While the idea of offering loved one the gift of our time may pale in comparison to giving them a lavish present, recent empathy research shows shared human experiences can tighten social bonds. . . Despite personality differences, most people agree on what makes us feel loved — the presence of our loved ones.” Juli […]

When a gift isn’t really a gift after all

“Buying each other stuff is part of what makes us a faithful community. Sometimes I wonder what the act of dictating our own gifts does to our communities and ourselves. . . When we pick out gifts for ourselves, we feel like we got them for ourselves. The giver becomes a phantom.” Cramer Avenue Column in […]