Giving to others will increase your love for them. If you make an effort to help everyone you meet, you will feel close to everyone. Doing acts of kindness for everyone fills your world with friends and loved ones.
"A stranger is someone you have not yet helped."
(Rabbi E.E. Dessler - Michtav M'Eliyahu, vol.1, pp.36-7; Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Happiness, p.137)
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