It is so easy to give out of the 'extras' or over-abundance that we have been given, and that is not wrong. In fact, God commands the Israelites in Leviticus to leave the edges of their fields to be gleaned by the poor. Yet how many times has God given me the chance to 'sow' despite my own need? It actually goes against the grain of my upbringing in a certain way - giving my last 'hope' in the offering plate means I have ...