If you encourage them to do those small things, to obtain those small blessed rewards, it’s only harming them. No matter how great the merit is, it will be used up someday. Offering the Dharma is the most important, to give people the correct concept, so they can get liberated forever. The material aspects are not that important. “The Old Lady Who Sold Poverty“: One time, the reverend Katyayana went to a country named Avanti. He met an old woman sitting and weeping by the riverside.