Andre Gide once said, "All you are unable to give possesses you." Giving is living; for to withhold is to die. When we hold ourselves back from giving to our life out of fear or an over-cautious attitude, we find that the universe withholds from us. We have a reciprocal relationship with this life. In order to receive we must be willing to give; without giving, there is no receiving. The giving of ourselves opens up the places in our hearts through which we can receive, a greater good. Let's be willing to give ourselves to this life now, not in small, tired, stingy ways, but with openness and largeness of being. As we expand our capacity to give, so too do we receive the greater gifts this universe offers.