Matters of Giving

Christmas time is near, and as usual it's charity time. 
People usually donate money or give something to charity, church or directly to poor people (despite we are in the middle of monetary crisis now).  It's a good thing to do since Christmas is symbol of kindness, caring and loving. BUT there is a problem usually occurs when people do charity. This problem commonly overlooked by people and mostly this happen because of the misconception or lack of knowledge. 
Basically nothing is wrong with the act of giving or charity, the problem lies in how most people do it. Nowadays I can see that people usually give something and they write their name on it, for example you donate to charity organization and they write your name clearly at the boards or papers or even on television. People like to get their name known when they give something, and that's the problem. So is true that what you want is to get fame, to make everyone know that you're good people, you're rich, you're better than who doesn't give? ask your heart for the answer. If you answer no, then you can change, because now you know the truth. 
If you say, I there is no way to not write my name because it's a requirement in the charity place or etc. etc. Remember that you can use your initial, or in the worst case you can explain to other people so they also know the truth. to be honest, nothing impossible, when there's a will, there's a way.

Even the bible wrote this

Matthew 6

Giving to the Needy
 1"Be careful not to do your 'acts of righteousness' before men, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.  2"So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by men. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full. 3But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, 4so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

So if your intention when giving donation or charity is to help people, then you should consider this thing again, but if your intention when giving donation or charity is to get fame, then I can speak no more. 

Best Regard
Sleeping Wiseman

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