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Fr Jim Cogley

"It is better to give than to receive." When you were younger, you probably heard that refrain around Christmas a great deal. You might well continue to hear it today or be the one telling it to a little child. It seems odd when you are young and really want that toy, but it is a very true sentiment. It is far better and more satisfying to give to another person than to have them give to you. As such, seek a life of true fulfilment by choosing as much as possible to serve rather than be served. This will give you a profound sense of satisfaction that, unlike the feelings that come when you are served, will not fade away in a short time period. Instead, you will continue to feel the satisfaction and happiness for a long time after which will push you to continue serving others in life.


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