Beware! I question everything and everybody.
It was after getting a bank job that I used to see lot of money. I was actually praying God that never ever should I be tempted. I had treated them as if I am dealing in just pieces of paper, without any attachment to them and doing my job in a matter-or-fact way.
Since salary was given through bank account I got habituated and the system thus got imprinted in me that even a rupee is routed through account.
So all my income is through bank account and the cash needed to pay for daily needs or other utilities is drawn from bank or taken from regular hand savings from the expenses. You may wonder if I say I do not take lottery tickets, because I feel scared in case I get a windfall from lottery. I am comfortable only with my regular salary/pension and the accumulated savings , controlling expenses since early days itself.
The value of money has already eroded a lot and the purchasing power is going down day by day. If you want to purchase some branded item you have to shell out a good amount and if you are after luxury items even a good chunk of money will go like that. If you want to purchase a good house in a posh colony with that money it may fall short.
So yes, at the first instance I may be happy but on thinking as per above pattern I will be back to my normal mood.
Knowledge is power.
"Do not give up, things might not favour you always"
There was a joke during my childhood days. A boy born in the family. They made the horoscope of the boy and shown to an astrologer to tell the facts about the boy's future. He studied and informed the house members that Crores of rupees will be always in his hands. The family members were very happy thinking that the boy will become crorepathi. Later the boy has joined a bank as a cashier. That is how the astrology is proved to be right.
A real-life event to remember:
Someone said that growing a money plant would fetch us lot of wealth.
I saw a big money plant in Dena Bank of Kochi.
With a greedy thought to have some crore in my bank account,
I plucked a branch secretly and brought it home.
I nurtured the plant like a child.
It grew well and spread around my balcony.
Alas! I did not become rich and my bank balance remained in four figures only.
I got transfered, and could not carry the plant to my next station.
I searched for a money plant in my new station.
Alas! I could not see any money plant again.
I am still poor but not very poor.
No life without Sun