Charity. It’s just a 3-syllable word, but it reaffirms the deeper side of the human heart: its innate desire to sacrifice for love’s sake, its selfless acts of improving the lives of others, its humble expressions of caring and compassion. This is where
life ought to begin.
We give away what we hold valuable. We relinquish our right to material gain for the sake of others. We exchange our good fortune for the benefit of the suffering, the hurting, the downcast. We give freely to build, to heal, to conquer.
Bearing the news about the nation’s financial and physical wellness isn’t always a welcome task. While finances and health may seem unrelated, the two are often closely intertwined, especially in the U.S.’s bustling, freeflowing marketplace where rising health-care costs sometimes take center stage.