Seneca on Gratitude and What It Means to Be a Generous Human Being
In modern times have we lost the capacity to be generous, both to ourselves as well as towards others? Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW!
“I am grateful, not in order that my neighbour, provoked by the earlier act of kindness, may be more ready to benefit me, but simply in order that I may perform a most pleasant and beautiful act.” “Anything you do not give freely and abundantly becomes lost to you. You open your safe and find ashes,” Annie Dillard wrote in her beautiful case for why a generosity of spirit is the greatest animating force of creativity. […]