Spiritual Zen Beats Money to Spend
They say money makes the world go round, but I beg to differ. I mean whatever happened to the small things we take for granted in life so often; Love, peace, stability, a sound mind, spiritual zen, etc. It seems to me that money just complicates things. Don't get me wrong I enjoy earning and spending money as much as the next person, but the difference between me and the next person is that I refuse to put money on a pedestal. I won't allow myself to get caught in the radar of instant gratification, no I know for a fact that there is more to life then just money. For Christ sakes people all money is when you really examine the subject is paper, although a commodity, but nonetheless it's just paper currency. I stand firm with my spirtual beliefs over money anyday of the week. So you decide what's more important spirituality, having a sound spiritual mind or money, which is what we will be exploring in this paper. In the book The Geography of Bliss the author Eric Weiner makes plenty of valid points about spirituality and money as he ventures from country to country. The topics I will cover in this paper are as follows: Spirituality gives you a piece of mind, money in some ways can give you a piece of mind, money can make you lose sight of what's important, and money to some extent can buy you happiness. When exploring what is important to us in our everyday lives, spirituality plays an important role. It gives you a sense of purpose, while money is just a tangible source of currency.
Being a spiritual individual can give you a piece of mind. The connection to a higher power gives you a sense of purpose in this misguided world. When people hit rock bottom and don't know where else to turn, is the time usually when people find God. Like the saying "Better late than never", there's never a bad time to accept God into your life. Prayer and meditation when dealing with spirituality are the two best methods to use when one is...
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