– Henry D. Thoreau, author and leading transcendentalist
My father Marvin, at the age of 85, is one of the people I most admire. Throughout my life, he always referred to himself as one of the richest men in the world. We lived very modestly in a row house in Philadelphia, and I can never recall him complaining about his life.
He included among his riches:
- A loving marriage
- A job as a teacher, coach and counselor, where he got to make a difference
- A happy family life with three wonderful kids (including me :-))
- Good health
- Close and loyal friends
- A good sense of humor to laugh at life and even at himself
What are your personal riches that cost you little, yet bring you great wealth?
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