This Week’s Quotation:
Generosity is the source of all virtue. Relative to any aspect of your experience, it is the knowing that you have more to give. When you bring generosity to your thinking, you have more ideas, more compassionate understanding, along with more beautiful plans and designs to manifest.
When you bring generosity to your feeling, you have more ability to respond to love, more openness, and more enthusiasm for what is manifesting in your life. When you bring generosity to your physical experience, you have more strength and endurance to fulfill your mission; you have more ability to act with precision and accuracy, and you bring more protection to the heart of love.Becoming a Sun, p. 42
Generally speaking, people think of spirituality as being impractical. Or perhaps they think of it as relevant in their life, but only in a certain, special kind of way, related to something mystical, grand, or majestic.
Here’s what I know. Spirituality is mystical, grand, and majestic. At its highest heights, it takes you to ecstasy. And ecstasy is rocket fuel for a human life. But spirituality is also practical. And that’s what I sought to convey in my book.
The word generosity is often trivialized or limited to social interactions or charitable giving. But the origin of the word gives away its deeper meaning. It is from an ancient word, gene, that meant to give birth. That ancient word gene became the English word gene, and found its way into words like generation, genesis, and generosity.
I’ve come to understand that generosity is the primary virtue of our spiritual nature. In the configuration of our human capacities, it fuels everything else. It gives birth to everything else.
So what do you do when your emotional experience is a quart low—when you feel discouraged, angry, or unloved? What do you do when your mind is running in circles, or your body is feeling old?
Get some rocket fuel! Tap into your spiritual nature. Open to infinite possibility, extraordinary love, and the power to move mountains. Tap into your generosity.
As an ultra-inspiring man once said to me (and I can still hear the words in his New Hampshire accent), There’s always more.
So how do you tap into your spiritual nature? Try my book. You’ll find plenty of signposts that lead you there.
What does it mean to become a sun?
Every human being is already a sun on the inside—a being of intense love and light. The difference is that some people have the vision and courage to become a sun on the outside. This difference is our human destiny.