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Color for November: Russet
Power for November: Elimination
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18 Nov 2017 10:30 AM Octagon House Tour
 

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The Upcoming Week:
19 Nov 2017 10:00 AM Discussion Group
 
19 Nov 2017 11:00 AM Sunday Lesson: A View From the Top
 
19 Nov 2017 11:00 AM Soloist: Unity Singers
 
19 Nov 2017 11:00 AM Truth Classes for Children
 
19 Nov 2017 11:00 AM Uniteens and YOU
 
19 Nov 2017 11:00 AM Prayer Pal Sunday
 
19 Nov 2017 12:00 PM Fellowship
 
21 Nov 2017 01:00 PM Tuesday Afternoon Study Group
 
21 Nov 2017 08:00 PM AA/ALANON
 
23 Nov 2017 07:00 PM Attitudinal Healing
 
24 Nov 2017 11:00 AM AA/ALANON
 

Meditations: Gift Giving

Gift Giving

I give freely with no expectation of return. I receive joyfully and gratefully.

When we give, let us give freely. Let us expect nothing in return, not even a thank you. When we attach strings to our gifts, it is no longer about giving, but about control. It becomes an exchange that we demand, even if it is onerous to the recipient. Instead, let our gifts be our free offerings of thanks to God and those around us.

When we receive a gift freely given, let us receive it cheerfully and without protestation. Those who are giving are channels of Godís good to us. Let us not close the door on God by blocking His channels. Let us open doors by always being mindful of the Source of All Things and being grateful.

Philippians 4:15-17, “…no church shared with me concerning giving and receiving, but you only. For even at Thessalonica you sent more than once to meet my needs. I do not say this because I want a gift, but because I want to see the fruits of the gospel increased to you.”

05 July 2016


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