Date of publication: 2017-08-25 12:51
I still worry about money even though I have had a good career, a paid off mortgage, college tuitions paid and savings- and decent health insurance that will always be with me(unless the Fed. govt dissolves and then we are all screwed). I am not acquisitive but worry about my son who has a disability and will likely never be able to fully support himself. I am working on getting beyond the worry though.
It 8767 s funny- over a year ago I had a scare where the doctors thought what I had was turning into cancer. At that point I freaked out and realized how much time I had spent worrying over money and how it didn 8767 t seem relevant.
Acquiring more money beyond your basic needs is done with a purpose that is meaningful to you. In any situation you have the power of choice. So what really matters is what you do with your money, how you put it to use in a way that it creates happiness.
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8775 I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as well as private. This is my teaching, and if this is the doctrine which corrupts the youth, I am a mischievous person. 8776 ~ Socrates
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