“My pocket can afford it…”
With the advent of 21st century we have entered into the Global market of availability, everything can be home delivered. It’s just a mile away from us… all that is required is – ‘Can your pocket afford it?’
Oh, I thought it’s Christmas light!
No Problem, how much I need to pay Mr. Cop?
My son’s rash driving broke your Sabji (vegetable) trolley!
No Problem, How much money do you want?
I am conceived!
No Problem, What’s your cost?
“Compare money to Repair” has become the trend of our day.
In a couple of lectures Dr. Ravi Zacharias quotes this story:
“A rich business man boards his flight and sat beside a beautiful lady. In a short while they started introducing each other. After sometime the rich man asked the lady, I want you for tonight….what’s your cost? I can pay you 100 dollars.
The lady stared at him and kept quite. As the flight was about to land, the lady said, “It will be my pleasure to be with you tonight, but I don’t want 100 dollars, I am okay with 10 dollars. The rich man with high tone said, “What do you think about me? Do you know who I am?”
The lady smiled and replied, “Cool down man… We know who we are!
We are just haggling over the price!”
In the craze of “money matters” we are over-looking a NAKED TRUTH – People look at us the same way we look at them. There’s no difference!
The Bible says,
“A good name is more desirable than great riches;
to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.”
“Let’s have the last night tonight…”
I love to spend late evening hours with couple of my good friends over phone calls or chat and often our discussions are based on the topic that pours-out our hearts. We counsel – analyze – comment and exchange ideas. In recent times we were continuously puzzled by some of the real life stories. Most of them gave us the foot note – “Let’s have the last night tonight…”
Relationships have become wardrobe room stories – “I have lost weight; it no longer fits on me. Let me exchange with another one…”
Where do we find 1000 excuses that just make us feel good and look good?
How a beloved can become an unknown person with the dawn of a new day?
In the craze of “feel good and look good” we are over-looking a NAKED TRUTH – There’s a Pay day Someday. None gets free lunch!
The Bible says,
“For God will bring every deed into judgment,
including every hidden things,
whether it is good or evil.”
Let’s take the crux of both of the Bible verses as our footnote –
“How do we live TODAY?”