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Author Topic: Charity as religious practice  (Read 9216 times)
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« Reply #8: December 22, 2007, 01:43:42 am »

I think a lot of people put 'charity' down as being an organization of some sort that is set up to help one particular area of life- orphaned children, poverty, endangered animals. But I have always viewed charity down as the action of 'showing love'. For instance, if a person was to help an elderly person onto the bus with all their bags, is this not charity? Sure, it's not on a large-scale, and doesn't help anybody else apart from the elderley person, but you have still made a difference to *one* person's day.

That's very true, and a nice way of putting it Smiley

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