“Never measure your generosity by what you give, but rather by what you have left.”
~Bishop Fulton J. Sheen (1895-1979), Roman Catholic bishop
It’s offering time. Each family of the church has been asked to raise $1000 toward the general conference apportionment.
The representative from each family lines up in the center isle, the recording steward pulls her list out of her folder, sits down in a chair next to the offering table and begins to call off the list of families.
The Grimes family. The representative struts down the isle wearing her expensive, yet beautiful attire and declares, The Grimes Family gives $1500; the church erupts in praise, handclapping and joy.
The Hampton family. The Hamptons bring $1350; again the church erupts in shouts of praise. Go head now the people exclaim. This continues and each family reaches its goal.
Then it is The Jones’ family turn. The Jones…
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