Service doesn't start when you have something to give; it blossoms naturally when you have nothing left to take.
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From Sharing Economy To Gift Ecology

From Sharing Economy To Gift Ecology

Jan 22, 2015-- Technology advances and a consumer-based world have created a 'sharing economy', where it becomes easy to commoditize things that were typically offered as gifts. Consider the difference between offering your neighbor a lift to the airport, and using Uber to find a stranger who will pay you for a ride. When society focuses all its energy on monetary pursuits, what happens to the spirit of volunteerism in our local communities? When we forget what it means to gift our time and kindness to others, we lose our sense of interconnectedness. We begin to live in a space of fear and scarcity, rather than joy and abundance. What's the antidote? By practicing unconditional generosity, and nurturing the pay-it-forward spirit, we can transform our world from one of 'sharing economies' to one full of 'gift ecologies.' This thoughtful piece by Nipun Mehta shares more. (14744 reads)


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