I’ve heard sermons all my life about giving. It’s one of the better-known spiritual practices. However, I usually heard the sermon in pretty concrete terms. Give and you will receive… in kind. Give money, and you’ll see how God or the universe is generous with your needs. Give time, and you’ll find that your time is more efficient. It’s a good sermon. What goes around does tend to come around.
However, this lesson comes from a different angle. It talks about how giving rewires our instincts, and can save us from a painful soul-trap; a meaningless life.
Have a listen,