Being Grateful for What you Got
“If you woke up today with more health than illness… you are better off than the million people who will not survive this week.
Today, if you have never experienced the danger of battle, the loneliness of imprisonment, the agony of torture, or the pangs of starvation, you are better off than 500 million people in the world.
Today, if you can attend a religious meeting without fear of harassment, arrest, torture, or death, you are better off than 3 billion people in the world.
Today, if you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on your back, a roof overhead, or even a place to sleep, you are richer than 75% of the world.
And today, if you have any money in the bank, or any money in your wallet, or even spare change in a dish someplace… you are among the top 8% of the world’s wealthy.”
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
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