I thought it was so ridiculous I didn’t even bother to see what product it was advertising.
Tonight I was pumping gas and saw a banner on the service bay window advertising preventative maintenance for vehicles. It said, “Give your car the life it deserves.”
I’m sorry; last time I checked, cars were inanimate objects.
Those messages were in stark contrast to a quote I read earlier today on Twitter. “It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.” –Mother Teresa
It’s foolish to think we can live as we please without someone else paying the price. The gospel of entitlement is a popular message, but it’s false.
I’m beginning to realize to the degree my life is comfortable, someone else suffers.
Could I be more appreciative of the quality of life I have?
Could I be a better steward of what I have?
Could I be less extravagant and wasteful?
Could I give up some unnecessary luxuries to make someone else’s load a little lighter?
Could I even sacrifice to make a more significant difference?
The answers are yes, obviously. But the real question is: