I totally took advantage of being the older brother. My desire for more drove my selfishness.
We celebrate the life of Saint Melania today, a Desert Mother with a heart specifically inclined toward giving away the incredible wealth she possessed. It can be difficult, in the current day, to think about our relationship with wealth, in large part because we have chosen to understand it as less concrete.
Making my offering became a very holy, personal thing to me.
Now that many of us give online through automatic donation, how do we teach kids what it means to tithe?