Money is rarely just money.Its relationship to our identityIs one few of us can openly admitBut one we all feel intimately.All this talk of financial securityDoesn’t account for the phenomenon whereWhile we are on our wayTo securing the bagThe bag itself has secured us,Binding us to itself until weAlmost solely base our existenceOn moneyAnd the […]Read more "Financial Decoupling"
The only problem with “Living our best lives” Is that we don’t live them Every day. We speak a lot about Positioning ourselves With our best foot forward As though that foot Is the only one we have, As though some days Aren’t dark Some nights- Too long, Some choices made- Unfortunate. None of us […]Read more "Stinky Foot"
And not on earthWith the miserly.My hand does not look toThe employer who paysOr the consumer whoConsumesNor the stock that multiplies,But to the God who has keptAll living thingsAliveFor millennia.My bread is buttered in heaven,I do not need to stealLieCheatManipulateOr weaselFor provision.My Father knows wellHow to take care of me.Read more "My Bread is buttered in Heaven"
That really should go without saying And yet it needs to be said. We cannot be everywhere at once, Regardless of of how good virtual reality becomes There will always be something somewhere we are missing out on We will never be Omnipresent. We have more tools to plan and project Than ever before And […]Read more "You are not God"
You didn’t save as much money as you could have last year and now things are tight. You were rude. You didn’t make the phone call when it really mattered and now it will count for less. You lied to protect yourself. You sold yourself short. You failed. So you’ve messed up, now what? Now […]Read more "So you’ve messed up, now what?"
I hope it was worth it. In the face of an unprecedented Global crisis You were not deterred. With disease, confusion and fear filling our Streets and gripping our hearts. You made sure that your pockets remained lined With dirty money. Your dedication is remarkable. Counting cash in the middle of a hurricane. I guess […]Read more "An open letter to those who steal public funds during a pandemic"
We broke a window yesterday at my cousin’s. Well, actually, the wind broke it. But it’s because we left it open during the storm. Partly our fault but Mostly nature’s doing. Anyways, we fixed it today. Partly because we could afford to Mostly because it’s the kind of thing that happens here. Problems get solved. […]Read more "Problematic"