A farmer, whose corn always took the first prize at the State Fair, had the habit of sharing his best corn seed with all the farmers in the neighbourhood.’
When asked why, he said, “It is really a matter of self-interest. The wind picks up the pollen and carries it from field to field. So if my neighbours grow inferior corn the cross-pollination brings down the quality of my own corn.
That is why I am concerned that they plant only the very best.”
Ail that you give to others you are giving to yourself.
When we help others, we are also helping ourselves. Sharing our thoughts and experiences helps in two ways
- As we share facts about ourselves in front of others, we gradually accept these fact
- When we are confused about what we should do, just speaking our minds to the group will help us to understand what the problem really is. Our will to act is also strengthened as we share