“We get what we pay for, and sometimes we pay for what we get.”

—Seth Godin, American Author

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In January, we experienced a considerable snow storm. While shoveling the eight inches of wet, heavy stuff from my driveway, I saw very few vehicles trying to navigate the roads, other than Amazon Prime vans. They seemed to be everywhere, delivering what we conveniently pay for sitting at our computers or other digital device.

What is this instant gratification approach to getting what we want costing us? In what ways may it be impacting our self-centeredness, impatience, clutter, and the emotional roller coaster of debt?


Where and how would taking a “the best things in life are free” approach to living help you get far more out of life?