What’s given away can’t be taken

This might be a “two-parter” – Greg Boyle who heads up Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California, was asked in an interview, “aren’t you worried about being taken advantage of?” And he simply replied, “how can someone take advantage when I’ve already given it?”

There’s power in the gift. The extra time, energy, money, or thought that goes into our relationships and work; these are gifts. And if we can maintain this posture of generosity we actually participate in creating an environment of abundance in a world that’s pretty bent on scarcity.

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