Affirmation

I am a philanthropist.

I believe that there is room for all human beings to succeed if we commit to giving others a chance. I am a philanthropist at heart and genuinely feel like my purpose is being fulfilled when I show loving kindness to others.

My heart bleeds when I see that others around me are suffering or lack opportunities. I actively seek charities and programs that are designed to help others in need.

I focus my philanthropy on anybody who is less fortunate, whether they are children who need love or adults who are unemployed and homeless

I know I can make a positive difference in someone’s life.

I donate my time, money and emotional support to causes that touch my heart. I spend time with children at orphanages and work on teams which provide hot meals to homeless people in my city.

I feel more connected to my humanitarian side when I allow myself to get involved.

I receive a lot of joy from helping others. I feel like I am helping in the work of the Creator by taking care of those who are unable to take care of themselves.

Today, I am committed to continuing my work with those around me who are less fortunate. I believe that every bit of assistance I offer can make a difference. The world can be a better place if I continue to help.

Self-Reflection Questions

1. What do I feel when I see the harsh conditions that others live in?
2. Do I rely on my spiritual connection with the Creator to inspire me to help others?
3. How can I convince my friends and family to help others too?

Philanthropist Definition

A philanthropist is a person who makes an active effort to promote human welfare; a person who practices philanthropy.

Philanthropist Quotes

“No man can become rich without himself enriching others” – Andrew Carnegie

“I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.” – John D. Rockefeller

“In a world where there is so much to be done, I felt strongly impressed that there must be something for me to do” – Dorothea Dix

“I think even lying on my bed I can still do something.” – Dorothea Dix

“If I displayed this cup, I might look at it once or twice a week. By using it, I get pleasure from it continually.” – Lila Acheson Wallace