In THE GIVING MYTHS, author Dr. Steve McSwain offers compelling argument that your highest purpose is to give yourself away and generously share your abundance with the world. Any other way to self-actualization and personal fulfillment is a dead-end street. Personal happiness, emotional and spiritual health depends on getting this Divine principle right and living by it.
For more than a decade, Dr. McSwain has crisscrossed America speaking each year to thousands of people and consulting with hundreds of religious and philanthropic institutions. His message? The happiest and healthiest people are those who have learned the secret of generous giving and living.
In an age of unprecedented wealth and record charitable giving, this book is as timely as the morning news. Packed with practical advice and real-life stories, Dr. McSwain shares his own experience and that of others he's met who are living the life they've always wanted. If you're looking for happiness and the meaning of life, this book is a "must read."
In Dr.McSwain's inspirational book, you'll laugh at its humor, cry at its warmth, and cringe at its frankness as he confronts the 7 most common myths about giving. These widely-held myths keep you from generously giving and from living the life you really want. Learning to give your self away, however, and share your material abundance are the keys that unlock the mystery to life's meaning. Dr. McSwain demonstrates how.
This book can help you detach from a world obsessed with materialism and connect to the spiritual world within you. It'll help you understand the cultural myths about giving that have kept you from a life of generosity--the life you were Divinely-designed to live.
If you're a religious leader or in philanthropic work of any kind, this book will give you insights into the common myths about giving that occupy the minds of your members or donor base. These myths prevent people from becoming generous.