Poverty through disconnection

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Our lives are revolved around people and our environment. We want and actually crave to stay connected. The social media, newspapers, radio, television, entertainment industry, schools, organizations, religions and governments all exist to keep people connected. We crave connectivity. It enhances our lives and most of the time brightens our day.

Being connected allows an individual to properly trade. Trading gives an individual the ability to get funding. Without funding we can’t survive. Connection leads to security and prosperity.

The most important connection that many people take for granted is the connection with family. Most of us need support. We can get support from friends, peers and organizations but there is nothing stronger than the support from family. However, a family can’t support us if we are disconnected. Vanity, greed and the unwillingness to apologize and forgive broke and keep families apart.

Try to be nice. Being nice is like having a magnet towards goodness, great relationships and opportunities to prosperity.

The security and prosperity of every creature on earth is based on the ability to bond and stay connected. Disconnection leads to so many negative results. Poverty and death (suicide and starvation) are the most prominent negative effects. Most people lose hope when they are disconnected. Nations and organizations fall apart when disconnection sets in.

Do not underestimate the power of a handshake, an eye-contact or a casual conversation. These are the building blocks of a powerful relationship. God created us. He did not create you to be alone. He created you to be with us. Anyone can climb out of the pit of poverty if he/she grabs onto the lifeline of relationships.

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3 thoughts on “Poverty through disconnection
  1. fhmaletsky

    Someone asked me. How does your article relate with the verse in the bible, Matthew 5:3: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.”?

    Answer: Being poor is never a good idea. Being humble is not being poor. Humility is the opposite of Vanity. No matter how you slice it, poor is poor.

    Don’t try to add extra meaning to the word “blessed”. When referred to the poor, it was meant to uplift their spirits and not for others to imitate their stature.

    That saying has been passed on down through the generations: “God bless you.”

    I believe in Jesus Christ. But accept the facts, Jesus was not a poor man. He was a rich contractor. He had the funds to support his apostles. Jesus preached prosperity (corporeal and spiritual) with accountability.

     
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  2. Moeir

    Dear fhmaletsky

    Do you really believe Jesus Christ was a rich contractor? I would love to learn where this was mention in the Holy Bible.

    2 Corinthians 8:9
    “For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.”

    https://www.gotquestions.org/nowhere-to-lay-His-head.html

    1 Samuel 2:7
    The LORD makes poor and makes rich; he brings low and he exalts.

    Proverbs 22:1-2
    1 A good name is more desirable than great riches; favor is better than silver and gold. 2 The rich and the poor have this in common: the LORD is the maker of all.

     
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    1. fhmaletsky

      I am not a Bible scholar. However, here is a reference: Matthew 27:35, The Roman soldiers who crucified him gambled for his expensive garments.
      Remember, he was arrested at the garden of Garden of Gethsemane right after the “last supper”. He had those expensive clothes on. Regular clothes for Jesus Christ.

      Yes people referred to him as the son of a “carpenter”. That’s the generic translation for skilled craftsman. Who over the years was sought after for his skills.
      Even during the time of Jesus Christ, funding or the ability to trade, was prime. Hence Jesus was the first person to go on record as an advocate for the “separation of church and state” when he said, “Matthew 22:21 Jesus said “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s; and to God the things that are God’s.” Jesus never condemned funding (money).

      Christ never preached poverty. He practiced and preached prosperity. He taught us how to be kind, loving, and to share our abundance.

       
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