We keep hearing about “change.” Change will never come to all of society. Change can only come when the market system adequately provide all of the needs for all people. Millions are living in poverty in the United States and throughout the world, due to “change” passed them by, are struggling: Among them are high unemployment, the mentally challenged, poor education, many of them are homeless and hungry, sick and tired; such individuals, look for ways to move beyond their prison walls that hold them back from moving forward: Through the corridors of their prison, they observe the wealthy getting wealthier. They see the market system passing them at a fast rate of speed. Hope has long left the majority of them. There is a price that must be paid for the sins of those who have built these prisons.
Written by Ellen J. Barrier
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July 06, 2012 Weak job report came out:
84,000 jobs reportedly were added in June. Many are disappointed.
“Very seldom will a person give up on himself. He continues to have hope because he knows he has the potential for change … Yet people are very quick to give up on friends, and especially on their spouses, to declare them hopeless, and to either walk away or do nothing more than resign themselves to a bad situation”.
Hugh Prather (Life Quotes Lib)
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? And why art thou disquieted in me? Hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance. Psalm 42:5 (K.J.V)
Yet the Lord will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life. Psalm 42:8 (K.J.V)
Hope is the strength that everyone needs to persevere in the face of unpleasant news. It is a waste of time and energy to focus on unpleasant news, when one can best help themselves and others by thinking of ways to deal with an unpleasant situation, in a positive manner.
In regards to the economy, we have to work together and help each other. Blaming someone else for the slow growth of the economy, won’t help it to grow. There are too many other reasons for the cause of the economy to be weak; some of them are beyond our human ability to understand.
When each of us look within ourselves as having the ability to change things, and is willing to work with others to bring about positive changes, we are a powerful force. With God on our side, nothing can stop our success.
__Ellen J. Barrier