Do not judge others, and God will not judge you; do
not condemn others, and God will not condemn you; forgive others,
and God will forgive you. Give to others, and God will give to you.
Indeed, you will receive a full measure, a generous helping, poured
into your hands - all that you can hold. The measure you use for
others is the one that God will use for you."
These words of Jesus show us the importance of how we give. We can
see that the way in which we show our generosity is very important.
The reading begins with words about judgement and forgiveness which
help us to understand that giving includes more than just things -
we can also be generous with our understanding and