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Jul 5, 2019

"When gifts circulate within a group, their commerce leaves a series of interconnected relationships in its wake, and a kind of decentralized cohesiveness emerges.

" --Lewis Hyde

Gift Ecology: A Conversation with Nipun Mehta

"The path from transaction to trust goes through relationships. So if we cultivate such a field of deep relationships, trust will naturally arise. Then the question is: How do we cultivate such a field? I think it starts with small acts of service. Its the small acts of service that create an affinity between us, and that connection over time creates deeper bonds. Thats the home for virtue to grow." Nipun Mehta explores the power of Gift Ecologies in this interview.

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Practice small acts of service this week and notice the subtle ways in which your field of relationships is nurtured through these acts. For more inspiration, read part 2 of the above interview here. More ...



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