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A matter of Perspective

A Matter of Perspective Indeed, there are attributes in ones life that can and should be changed. In the face of faults and weaknesses, doing what is right fosters excellence. Ignorance calls for diligent study, as this being a matter of perspective keeping ones desires in balance is as important as the need to be responsible. I have never been one to “care” for material things. I have learned being extravagant fosters negative reactors in ones life, waste not want not this statement is forever true. For that very reason I always have put money toward necessities rather then extravagances, with this “If I do not need this for survival, then I do not need it at all” this is my outlook on buying things for myself. My children on the other hand get what they need, not want for the most part. We all live within our means, the more one makes the more one spends. You must realize what true wealth really is. Self- Indulgent desires are a matter of control, there is nothing wrong with getting that special item, but when responsibilities are over looked and ignored to acquire these then self-indulgence has precedence. There is nothing wrong with striving to advance and improve ones life. Growth and development are a part of who we are and who we rightly should become. When one becomes overly self-indulgent, I see covetousness being practiced, this inevitably hinders ones ability to appreciate anything in life. Realizing that true happiness does not depend on material conditions enables contentment, self-control and responsibility. Since there is no calamity greater then lavish desires, I choose to critically analyze issues pertaining to the spending of money. I know ...

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