What Can I Do? I Only Have So Much Money!
Psssttt...Money is Only Money
Some quick math for the ATSGF Adopt-A-Village project: $12/month X 12 divided by 365 = 39.5 cents
When working in corporate America, I tried to buy my way to happiness($65 for a make-up brush? No prob! I didn’t even look at price tags. Gulp…) My mid-life crises always seemed to involve some combination of men and new cars. (Oh Ah! A convertible!) Then there were the biz deals that didn’t work out (I’ve been worth a million or two, a time or two…on paper. Good thing I didn’t run out and spend it.) I could easily have several hundred grand in the bank (I don’t)…but ah well, I did have some good times.
Why am I telling you all this? Perspective. I like to think…Oh Hell, I’m just gonna say it. I AM wiser. Over the years, I’ve learned that money is only money. I can always make more. It always seems to show up when I need it.
Also – over the years – I’ve found that the more I give, the more I get. And that includes money. I give even when I don’t got. I mean, really. We here in the United States continue to be fabulously, incredibly wealthy compared with about 90% of the world’s population. (Before you disagree, go look in your fridge, I’ll wait.)
I’m going through a tight patch right now (the thing with being a hired brain – I’m either making really good money…or none…the nature of the entrepreneurial world.) The cash flow is ALL going the wrong way, but, I’m okay. In fact, I’m more than okay.
I can afford to give 39.5 cents a day to help a village become self-sustaining.
Now, imagine what I could do if I set aside a whole DOLLAR…Hmmmm….
How about you?
We’ll be telling you more next week, including how you can easily sign up to adopt a village, for only 39.5 cents a day.
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