The Giving Life

It is my mother's story and reflections about that keep my doubts away. I try my best to use her rich and blessed life to encourage others to balance their lot in life against their blessings, however many obstacles they face.
There are no greater gifts than those that come from our hearts. Here are seven ways to spread the love during the holiday season, to kick-off the New Year, and all year-long.
They fell in love and then they fell to work - serving Detroit and its people. This is my brief account of how romance brought together two of Michigan's pioneering philanthropists - Katherine Whitney McGregor and her husband Tracy.
When anyone gives anything with good heart, he or she becomes a philanthropist -- a conduit and a catalyst for love. So, if you think you have nothing to give, think again.
Social entrepreneurship isn't a new thing by any means but it is progressively becoming more and more popular.
This indulgent and absolutely insane 24-hour period when American consumers decide to forgo their Thanksgiving Day dinner in order to camp out for what they think is the deal of the century.
What is the optimal way to use your money? The answer to that will likely change over time, encouraging effective donors to keep posing - and answering -- questions. But you shouldn't worry. It's like a kind of philanthropy-yoga: regularly asking deep questions about giving helps donors stay flexible as well as strategic.
The life you lead is the life you leave. Think about the mark you leave on this earth: Is it a life worth reading about, or merely fine?
Today let's look at Giving, Grace, and sharing your unique Gift.