Do you think money can buy happiness?

Do you think money can buy happiness? This is a yes and no answer for me.  I need to lean more to yes though… especially with a family of 7.  If I can’t pay my bills, buy food for my family and have gas to get them to school do you think I would be a happy person?  The answer is no!

I think that money is relative to all of us, no matter how much we have we have.  $5 a day or $5,000 a day, we all need it.  I know I do.  When you don’t have the money to do the essential things in life it is stressful and please don’t tell me that it isn’t.  I know it is.  I have been through more living situations in my life than most.  I have worked since I was 12 years old and also haven’t worked now for the past 6 1/2 years. I have had enough money to pay for everybody around me and I have not had .20 cents to my name to make a phone call to call the temp agency for a job.

Don’t get me wrong. I always tried to stay happy during the hard times. I have my health, wonderful friends and the best family ever.  That is what always made me look forward.  To hug my children each day is amazing.  If I could give them more I would in a flash with no hesitation.  I wouldn’t only give to my household, but I would help anyone else I could.  Life is grand!  Enjoy it! Live it in the best way you can.  As I have always said… Life on the edge, don’t fall off.  🙂


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