What We Don't Know Can Hurt Us!
I've come to understand much clearer how when people finally get where they "want to be", they don't want anyone or anything to disturb that place of comfort. Rich and Poor alike enjoy the illusion of money, fun and forgetting about yesterday. We take exceptional pride in our temporary positions in life, so much so that we don't hesitate to flaunt our monetary status by buying a bigger house, bigger car, or more of things that we don't need. We are the biggest consumers of "liabilities", (things that take money and not make money).
This wanton spending and lack of knowledge of the time in which we live may prove to be the down fall of many people who were given the opportunity to advance in society; and instead of using that knowledge to increase wealth; we've convinced ourselves that this flow of "steady income" will never cease.
"Fake it til you Make It" that's the slogan of today, the only problem with "faking it" is that if our level of debt while faking it surpasses the level of income we incur when we are "successful", then in actuality; we haven't moved in our positioning. The illusion just changed scenes. Now instead of being "broke", we are "in debt", which means that we are still "broke." Living check to check, but appearing to be living out a "dream", and if the governmental laws shift just ever so slightly, we will be filing "bankruptcy over night.
Well; the reality of the 'governmental shift" has already been put into place. It's called (The 2013 Sequester). The 9 year period in which government makes some really tough decisions on spending; i.e. what must go, and what can stay. It is estimated that the total budget cut for 2013 will reach $109 Billion. Now what does that mean for America as a whole, and South Carolina in particular?
Below I have attached the (Official White House Documents) detailing some of the cuts to people and programs in S.C. starting in March of 2013. These cuts will continue for the next 9 years in different part of government funded, private, public, medical, social and other programs that many people in South Carolina can't do without.
AS A RESULT OF THESE CUTS, MANY OF US WILL FIND OURSELVES NEEDING HELP TO MAKE IT FROM DAY TO DAY. SO MY SUGGESTION IS THAT WE USE OUR ACCESS TO SOCIAL MEDIA, TO BEGIN GETTING TO KNOW EACH OTHER BETTER. GETTING TO KNOW OUR NEIGHBORS, START LEARNING HOW TO CUT BACK ON UNNECESSARY SPENDING,PURCHASE MORE ASSETS AND LESS LIABILITIES, AS WELL AS SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES AND PUT GOD BACK AT THE HEAD OF OUR LIFE AS OPPOSED TO "DOING WHAT WE WANT, IN THE NAME OF GOD."
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