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I listened to my friend speak these words of faith, “Giving to God is a no-risk zone. We may think we are giving so much that it feels like a risk, but it never is.” I agreed heartily, and thought, “Yes, amen!” That day I didn’t have any worries. With a bit of humor, God chose to test my faith the very next day. I found myself holding an expensive and unexpected bill, and suddenly I wanted to remind God of all my good deeds. Surely He could have prevented this from happening. Hadn’t He noticed all the money I…

“I have showed you all things, how that so laboring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.”  (Acts 20:35 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible) The malls are filled with ideas for the perfect gift.  The act of giving blesses the giver. This year find someone who cannot give back to you.  Your heart and spirit will soar as they receive your gift.  Block some time to spend with an elderly person or shut-in; you’ll be blessed by…