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Giving and Helping – are there limits?

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Giving and Helping – are there limits?

On March 20, we were invited to experience a Women's Sabbath in the Rostock City congregation with Christel Kruik via livestream and zoom.
The topic was: Giving and Helping - are there limits?
Drawing from the story of the Good Samaritan, we reflected on whether boundaries should be drawn in giving and helping.
The Good Samaritan did this by not leaving all his money at the inn, but promising that when he was done with his business, he would come back and pay what was missing.
With many examples from the Bible, it became clear to us that we may be generous, but how does one give appropriately? What is the motivation for giving? Recognition – Fear - Feeling of obligation? - Which one is yours?
In the afternoon we gathered to discuss the topic in groups and had coffee, tea and cake to end the Sabbath.
Thank you Thekla and your team for a wonderful Sabbath.