The following – written by “Women who think too much” is one of the better takes I’ve seen on the theme of appreciating what you have – gratitude. Enjoy!
THE MAGIC BANK ACCOUNT
THE AUTHOR IS NOT KNOWN. THIS WAS FOUND IN THE BILLFOLD
OF COACH PAUL BEAR BRYANT, AFTER HE DIED IN 1982.
The Magic Bank Account
Imagine that you had won the following *PRIZE* in a contest:
Each morning your bank would deposit $86,400 in your private account for your use. However, this prize has rules:
The set of rules:
1. Everything that you didn’t spend during each day would be taken away from you.
2. You may not simply transfer money into some other account.
3. You may only spend it.
4. Each morning upon awakening, the bank opens your account with another $86,400 for that day.
5. The bank can end the game without warning; at any time it can say,“Game Over!”
It can close the account and you will not receive a new one.
What would you personally do?
You would buy anything and…
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