Beyond sacrifice

Sacrifice is sometimes seen as trading: I give up my life so that I get eternal life; I sacrifice my life so that I placate an angry god. Giving beyond sacrifice is giving because it needs to be done: These people need it; If we don’t do it, it won’t get done. Sacrifice is a commercial transaction, a so that; out beyond sacrifice is giving without expecting return, giving because.

:- Doug.

Published in: Conversations | on August 7th, 2008 | No Comments »

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