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Enough for a happy and bountiful life.
Jim Broede
Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 10:19 PM
Joined: 12/22/2011
Posts: 5462


I wonder. If there’s such a thing as having too much. Money, for instance. I have no desire to be monetarily rich. Oh, I want enough to get by. To live on. Comfortably. Don’t want to be impoverished.  Or homeless. Not knowing where my next meal will come from. To tell the truth. I’m probably too well off. I have too much stuff. Too many clothes. Too many household items. Too much food. Too many privileges. Too many books. Too many friends. Too much time on my hands. Yes, I’m spoiled. Even though I ain’t rich. Thing is. I have far more than what’s  necessary for my basic needs. I could make many material sacrifices. And still have enough for a happy and bountiful life. --Jim

 


Jim Broede
Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:05 PM
Joined: 12/22/2011
Posts: 5462


What does it mean to be spoiled? Maybe to not truly care about others. Only about one’s self. I’m big about taking care of me. Mentally. Physically. Emotionally. Maybe lesser so in terms of material things. As for others, I care about a select few friends. But as for the masses of humanity, I don’t care enough. I rationalize.  There’s not much I can do. To make their lives better. So, I don’t think about it much. Other than musing. Occasionally.  That I’m thankful to not be in their shoes.. Then I get on with my life. The best I can. Makes me wonder. If I could be justly perceived as a spoiled brat. --Jim

 


MaryGathers
Posted: Monday, August 13, 2018 11:42 PM
Joined: 8/13/2018
Posts: 3


We are lucky enough to have all the desires in our life. But what about the people who are not having clothes to wear, food to eat, a book for education, home to live. For the sake of humanity, we must also think about such less fortunate people. Thus, my brother believes in taking part in the humanitarian aid programs like mission humanitaire Afrique ( http://www.mission-humanitaire-afrique.org/partir-en-mission-humanitaire-afrique ) and help such less fortunate people to make their life happy.