Wealth That Doesn’t Come From Money

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When we think of wealth, our thoughts automatically jump to money. Maybe things like real estate, stock options, or large houses are also included. But that’s just one definition of the word “wealth.” Other definitions include, “A plentiful supply of a particular desirable thing.” That definition takes money out of the equation and applies the word “wealth” to almost anything that you, personally, find desirable.

So while many of us are not wealthy in the monetary sense, most of us are wealthy in plenty of other ways. We have a plentiful supply of desirable things and gifts that can’t be measured by a net worth calculator. Maybe it’s be

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3 Responses to Wealth That Doesn’t Come From Money

  1. diana says:

    These are very important lessons to learn. I think when people begin to see that money isn’t the answer to all of their problems, and is in fact isn’t the answer to any of them, they begin to see what is really important.

  2. wanda says:

    Shhhhhhh – the advertisers and consumer nation as a whole doesn’t want you telling people this.

  3. Tony says:

    I remember reading a little while back how we derive more long term happiness from memories than things we buy. This goes along those lines.

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