This weekend, as we observe the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and thank God for sacrificing his Son for us, I want to challenge you to give to others. For 10 weeks now, I have challenged you to improve your financial health. Now that you have been helped with your financial journey, it is time for you to help someone else with theirs. The best way to sustain your own progress is to share what you have learned.
Look at Harriet Tubman. As an escaped slave, she made 13 missions to rescue more than 70 slaves using a network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. She was a role model for people who manage to break free. Her actions suggest that we are not truly free until we help others find freedom.
I’m not asking that you execute some huge act. Make it simple. Share your dfree® experience with others or suggest that they join the dfree Billion Dollar Challenge. Make a small donation to someone that may be saving to buy something they really need, or slip a few dollars into the palm of a struggling college student. And of course, give at least 10% of your income to your favorite religious, educational, or civic organization.
This weekend, read Luke 23:26 through Luke 24:53, thank God for his sacrifice, and pray for the opportunity to help someone else.
DeForest B. Soaries, Jr.