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The ABC’s Of A Great Life: “E” Is For Enough

One way to live a great life is to understand and embrace the concept of enough. Like the story of the dog in the manger who growled at the livestock attempting to eat, by taking more than you need or can responsibly use, you hoard the blessings of life in such a way that neither you nor anyone else can enjoy them. We all have the right to a sound and pleasant shelter, to adequate and comfortable clothing, to meaningful and sustainable work and to healthy quantities of tasty and lovingly-prepared food. But none of us, however privileged, have the right to keep these things from another by virtue of our own gluttony – our inability to push away from the table of life after a moderate and enjoyable repast.

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