To think own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
Let’s start be looking into two different sources to define what “self” in reality connotes.
Free-dictionary.com defines SELF as the total, essential, or particular being of a person; the individual.
Oxford dictionary defines SELF as one’s particular nature or personality; the qualities that make one individual or unique.
Now let’s divert a little bit and discuss something more important and soul-seeking about self.
Most time we often wonder why those with lesser or no dream acquire so many assets and live a large life than those with dreams and education. It is more frustrating when you observe the chain of success in the society around us. Only the rich remain rich. Though, I have seen some rich personalities become poor, I mean very poor that they have to depend on aid.
Of a truth, the rich acquire much wealth either politically (power) or economically (finances). They pass this wealth to their children, who also try to acquire more, so that he can pass more to his children. It is simply a world of self-centredness. Since this is the case, I don’t blame people trying to build an empire of their family.
Over the years I grew up with the understanding that all fingers are not equal. I read in several literature that there are children who indeed were giving birth to with a silver spoon in their mouth and there are those who never had a spoon in their mouth, either silver or otherwise. It is on this bases we all have to understand our personal self. As it is often said, “all fingers are not equal”, we also have a popular quote that says, “man should cut his coat according to his size”. It is important to understand that the world goes by a popular rule (law). This law states that “what goes around comes around”. What you cannot afford today, simply mean you do not need today. When the real need for such item comes, you will definitely have more than enough to purchase it. Do you know that there are different types of wealth in the world? This also determines the security of the wealth and personality involved. I will take you through some personally selected wealth list.
- Sufficient wealth
- Excess wealth
- Fast and steady wealth
- Fast and furious wealth
- Killer wealth
Thanks for reading. Please it will be kind and nice of you to drop your opinion on this subject matter as it will be our greatest delight to read your thoughts.
Stay tuned for the next episode of this blog-book series titled “THE POWER OF SELF” where I will be elaborating on the discussed subject. I remain your host, Victor Eshameh publishing for Giftedminds Writers Firm.