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An ode to money

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Feb 25, 2015 6:00:00 AM

First published in 2005 in Depth Perception - a pre-blog publication of Design Group International

An Ode to Money

If money makes the world go round,money
then it is the reason I'm dizzy,
I'm overworked and spent afore earnt,
frantically spending a-tizzy.
And if money does not grow on trees,
then no wonder it's a labor;
working a lifetime to earn for me,
with hardly a cent for my neighbor.

And if money can't buy happiness,
of course I am sad about this.
Gave time to earn it, all too quickly burnt it,
strangling my eternal bliss.

So I live in and of this world
connect to all its facets.
I must say I'm quite glad for grace
'cause I've slipped and fallen on my assets.

-mark l vincent

Topics: stewardship studies, philanthropy, stewardship education, stewardism, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International

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