Charity offered as a hand up instead of a hand out transforms pity into dignity. The key is to help those in need without making them feel needy. When your request is specific and clear, your audience knows how to help. Asking for charity is best done with humility, honesty and specificity.
At one time or another you will need some help. Whether you get it depends if your listeners get it. Vague pleas for assistance, action, or attention aren’t very ...Continue Reading →