Posts Tagged "wealth"

There is Enough: Understanding the Experiences of Life

»Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in understanding the experiences of life | 0 comments

There is Enough: Understanding the Experiences of Life

Changing our thinking about reality, understanding there is enough, living in the happiness of the present, is the reality that will change our world and those around us. “R. Buckminster (“Bucky”) Fuller stated in the 70’s, that we were able to do so much more with so much less that as a human family we clearly had reached a point where there actually was enough for everyone everywhere to meet or even surpass their needs to live a reasonably healthy, productive life. The challenge, he said, was that all our structures and systems—politics, government, health-care, education, economics, and especially our money system—have been designed around scarcity, around the belief that there was not enough for everyone and that someone would be left out.”...

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Poverty or Riches: Reflecting on Scripture

»Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in reflecting on scripture | 0 comments

Poverty or Riches: Reflecting on Scripture

How do we live in this world of disparity between poverty and riches? What should be our mindset in regards to their polarity? How should we shape our thinking when considering our own path?   Reflecting on scripture reveals insight on this controversial subject: Two things I ask of you; deny them not to me before I die: Remove far from me falsehood and lying; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me, lest I be full and deny you and say, “Who is the LORD?” or lest I be poor and steal and profane the name of my God. –Proverbs 30:7-9 Thinking about wealth and obtaining riches has been a pursuit of mine for years, knowing that to achieve it, I must first work on my spiritual life and acquire integrity...

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