Making Money? Is it Evil...or Heavenly?
Opting for Wealth: Part 1
Please read Your Personal Treasure Barge before reading this article.
Obtaining wealth may only be your first step toward serving your primeval instinct for survival. Many individuals never achieve this goal, and any further instincts for greater causes are left undone.
Once you understand that creating wealth is inherently healthy because of the conserving effect, you will understand that it is natural and right.
More than that, it is a responsibility that almost every human has when he is born into this world. Others may choose to concentrate their efforts upon other activities, but for you the cou rse is clear. Obtain wealth for now. Loftier goals can be achieved at another time.
No longer should you possess the vague idea that obtaining wealth is a selfish endeavor, based upon your greed. Instead it can be the reason for which you were born.
Perhaps inside of you is a candle that has been burning for many years.
This burning desire has caused you discomfort and uneasiness, but you found yourself unable to identify your discomfort. Something just wasn't right.
You Make The Choices
Others advise you to “get a job” and seek a life that is secure and comfortable. If security, comfort and entertainment in front of the television represent your prime reasons for existence, you will never create wealth. You were not given the miracle of life to live in comfortable existence.
Many individuals deny the whisperings within their souls and encourage others to join them in their quest for a comfortable and easy life. You can refuse to deny these inner feelings that cry for release and expression. Allow others to join the bandwagon to oblivion. You choose to get off now and create a life for yourself—the life of an individual who is totally creative and free.
Ninety-eight percent of our American population has chosen a course of action that is tragic. Fifty percent of those over sixty-five in our country live with the help of friends of relatives.( 1985 figures)
One in seven lives in poverty. One in three women lives in poverty. Twenty-three percent simply continue to work because they must. If ill health comes to individuals in this group, they most often drop into the poverty stricken group. Only two percent are financially independent after sixty-five. ( 1985 figures).
Thus it is difficult to believe that we have one of the richest economies the world has ever known. We are told that we are rich, but as we examine our individual lives, it is clear that we are not.
Certainly more than two percent of our population can provide for themselves during the golden years of their lives.
I believe that a good percentage of our population, perhaps ten or twenty percent, could achieve financial independence in their old age if they would simply set up a plan of action to achieve this goal.
Many simply do not realize where they are headed and find comfort in being a part of the crowd. They rationalize that whatever happens to them will also happen to everyone else. They extend this by believing that everyone is somehow protected by the government or some mysterious force.
Randomness plays a major role in the lives of over ninety-five percent of us. Most of us attend college or high school and have a specific occupation in mind after graduation.
When it actually comes to acquiring a specific job, however, many of us allow the choice to be somewhat random.
Instead of seeking out the special job we wish, at the specific company we wish to work for, we more often go about it haphazardly, accepting the first offer that is close to what we envisioned.
Do you know of anyone who turned down a job offer in his chosen field because he was determined to acquire a specific job with the company of his choice? I don't.
Most of us could approach life more directly by not allowing randomness to become a part of our lives. In order to do that, we would be required to spend more time deciding exactly what we want. Because we haven't taken the time to decide what we want, we very often accept whatever comes our way.
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