Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Practice being Independently Poor

For too long we have ascribed to the practice of being wealthy.  We practiced diligently.  We found new ways to increase our wealth.  We used our wealth to measure our self worth.  You might say we became adept at being wealthy.

Then in our wealth we became complacent.  When we wanted or ...*gasp*... really needed something we simply snapped our plastic fingers and let our wealth 'take care of it'.  The relative cost of the desired bauble or perceived "need" was hidden from us.  Hidden in the automatic withdraws, electronic debits or far worse the "co-pay" which isolated us from any real cost of health care.  It stopped being about real value and became instant gratification.

It is time that we began practicing being Independently Poor. 

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