Sunday, September 25, 2011

Is Laziness robbing your Wealth?

How long will you lie there, you sluggard? When will you get up from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest and poverty will come on you like a thief and scarcity like an armed man.

This is a well known proverb which has tremendous practical value when understood properly. These are words of wisdom that serve as a warning to all who do not value time or waste it and sleep their way to poverty. A sluggard is someone who is habitually lazy and does no work. It doesn't mean you can't have that occasional nap or take time off to rest. It is only natural to work and earn your own living unless you have been fortunate enough to be born wealthy and live on without working. But even the wealthy have to work at keeping their wealth from losing it. Buckminster Fuller defined wealth as 'a person’s ability to survive so many number of days forward.' It may seem tempting to nurture the idea of making enough money so you don't have to work anymore and do all the things you enjoy, but wealth is more than money. True wealth is prosperity in its highest form, It is God given-Love,Life,Family are just a few to name. You could work your way to true wealth by learning to spend time wisely and make the remaining moments actually count.
Have a great week ahead!!!

2 comments:

  1. Well, I couldn't agree more on what you have written up there! If you waste time and don't take action at the right time, then it might seem to late to get ahead in life! You waste it, you're wasted! that's all!

    A great post man! Inspiring indeed!

    Thanks for that ......

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