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 […]

Generosity in quotes: Henri Nouwen, Donald McNeill, and Douglas Morrison

“More important than any particular action or word of advice is the simple presence of someone who cares. . . We have lost the simple but difficult gift of being present to each other . . . we have been led to believe that presence must be useful . . . we have forgotten that […]

Generosity in quotes

“How puny my hugs and tears before the magnitude of a friend’s grief. Is this all my presence can offer? In my own helplessness, I remember Jesus’ words: ‘For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them’ . . . Maybe Jesus’ words are really true. Maybe our physical presence […]