Do it again: Sometimes, your actions fail at a certain time because of hostile circumstances. If, however, you repeat the same actions under a different set of circumstances, you are stunned by the result.
Enduring personal success is the eventual consequence of doing so many things – both big and small – right over a protracted period of time. Its an accumulation, a convergence in time, of several consistent (as opposed to random and erratic) success actions.
Giving is not just about giving money in Church, but also involves giving your time, your words, and all else that you have, in order to glorify God and bless your fellow human beings.