Having a Heart of Charity

If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. -Bob Hope

The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. -St. Francis of Assisi

Christian life consists of faith and charity. -Martin Luther

True charity is the desire to be useful to others without thought of recompense. -Emanuel Swedenborg

Lots of people think they're charitable if they give away their old clothes and things they don't want. -Myrtle Reed

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it. -John D. Rockefeller

A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog. -Jack London

1 comment:

  1. I don't know if anyone else is going through this, but lately I have been desiring to be more charitible. We are to totally give of ourselves. That is what God wants us to do.

    My favorite quote here is "Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance."


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