But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that. (1 Timothy 6:6–8, NIV 1984).
My Musings – Subsistence. Having what you need in order to stay alive, but no more. For many in third world countries this (or worse) is a current reality. In my country, the United States–the land of opportunity, fewer people by far find themselves in this condition. But we are only a couple generations removed from the Great Depression when this was the daily prospect of so many more.
What we are experiencing today, with the supply chain disruptions, is merely an inconvenience in comparison. We don’t complain because we can’t get the food we need, we complain because we can’t get the food we want. We are not satisfied…
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