“Poor people are often more generous because they know what it’s like to have nothing” 💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜
Some people think being poor is a curse, but I think it was a blessing. We don’t get to choose the family that were born into. We don’t get to choose our race, or our parents.
We don’t get to choose what side of town we’re going to grow up on. We don’t get to choose what color our eyes are or how tall we are.
But we do get to choose how we see things.
We get to choose who we spend our lives with.
We get to choose what love feels like to us, and we get to decide who’s worthy of our time and who has to go.
Being poor wasn’t easy but I can say without a doubt, I wouldn’t be the person I am today without the experiences that came with no money.
I know what it’s like to live in the projects and to need food stamps to survive. I understand what it’s like to have to choose between water or electricity. I know what it feels like to have nothing in the refrigerator and to worry about how I’m going to feed my child.
I know what it’s like to be evicted from an apartment and have to pack everything you can into your car and find a new place to live.
I know what it’s like to eat spaghettios out of a can for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I know what it’s like to be poor and I know what it’s like to be rich.
And this is what I have to share with you. Being poor brings humbleness and humility to your life. Being poor is not your fault, but staying poor is yours to own.
I wanted a better life so I created one. I worked really hard to get to where I am today and it’s not been easy, but it’s been worth it.
The next time you want to judge a poor person I beg you to pause. If you could understand the life they’ve lived it might help you be a little more compassionate towards them.
Leave you with this………
We’re all the same on the inside
The meek shall inherit the earth
When your time on this planet comes to an end all your possessions and your money won’t matter
What will matter though is how you treated people 💜
Do you have a kind heart?