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  • I believe in giving. So many people think that to be generous is to reach to the pocket or to the handbag and give some coins to beggars. The real giving goes beyond the material and it is the most important of all. It is the giving of ourselves. To think "what can I do for that person" and not" what that person can do for us." To listen. The gift of listening to a lonely person is a treasure that we cannot measure. The gift to spend time with someone who needs you and forget the movie or the things you wanted to do yourself is greater that any amount of money. People go to psychologist and pay for their services but they do not say much in the most part of the cases. They listen.
    This world is a world of lonely people. The most we grow older the most difficult is to make friends. The trust is less and the patience is gone.
    The most interesting thing is that to be lonely is like a stigma in our society, so everybody try to apparent to have a very full social life and they will always answer all is ok. Inside they are crying and begging with silent words but perhaps they are too proud to understand that we are just human beings and we can be lonely and we can reach to another hand.
    Some people believe that if they go to India they will make a difference helping poor children. Others think If they go to another poor country they will fulfill their dream of giving. The truth is that poor children are everywhere and people in need of help are in every country. We could just see around us and we will find a million cases. Why we always put our goals of helping in such a far places. In Spanish we have a saying that translate “Charity starts in our home"

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