PERIMETER OF SATISFACTION
Financially speaking, too many of us
spend too much or too little of our wealth.
And therein lies the mortal struggle
that besets most of us... to be content
with what we have, rather than constantly
being discontented with what we don't have.
From proverbs we read, "Give me neither
poverty nor riches: Give me just enough to
satisfy my needs: For if grow rich, I may
become content without God. And if I am too
poor, I may steal and thus insult God's holy
name." (Living Bible, Proverbs 30: 8-9)
In struggling for riches, there is a perimeter of
When do we know we have crossed over this
perimeter into the area of contentment?
When, indeed, O Lord?