Poverty & Our Point of Reference

Yesterday I dropped by The Chronicle offices to pick up my pay. Just over $400 for my two weeks work. Disappointing? A little. But I had been sick for one weekend this month and one weekend there were no stories to chase after. But, for one who had $5 and an unknown (who wants to really know?) amount in the bank, that $400 check was a fortune.

“I’m rich!” I said to myself, to my kids and to the dogs when I got home. “We’re rich!”

Mind you, I’m not complaining. Why should I complain? I’m RICH!

I’m just sayin’.

“The more alert we become to the blessing that flows into us through everything we touch, the more our own touch will bring blessing.” ~David Steindl-Rast, A Listening Heart
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~ by Kimberly Mason on November 3, 2010.

One Response to “Poverty & Our Point of Reference”

  1. I love that quote. And yes, $400 makes you rich!

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