There’s not enough, is there?

It would be easy in these days of the credit crunch to simply think ‘there’s not enough’ – oil, energy, money, safety, security, love, peace – I could go on.  When people focus on ‘not enough’, that’s what they tend to get, regardless of how ‘much’ there actually is.

That’s why someone who has millions still feels poor; or someone who is surrounded by security measures still doesn’t feel safe; or someone who owns oil wells that are running dry begins to feel worried and anxious about the future.  So, is there really not enough? Continue reading

Panic and financial collapse

A friend told me that the other day, they’d seen someone in the supermarket arrive at the checkout with a fully loaded trolley.

When it came to putting her newspaper on the moving belt, it was as if she’d seen the headlines for the first time. ‘PANIC!’ they screamed.

He watched as she looked at this word, and then heard her say out loud ‘I don’t want to read about that!’ and promptly left the newspaper behind. Continue reading