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|Subject: Re: The myth of the $1 million retirement||Date: 4/24/2006 9:37 PM|
|Author: StockGoddess||Number: 51383 of 82028|
For yet another bibical view on the matter.....
24"Then the man who had received the one talent came. 'Master,' he said, 'I knew that you are a hard man, harvesting where you have not sown and gathering where you have not scattered seed. 25So I was afraid and went out and hid your talent in the ground. See, here is what belongs to you.'
26"His master replied, 'You wicked, lazy servant! So you knew that I harvest where I have not sown and gather where I have not scattered seed? 27Well then, you should have put my money on deposit with the bankers, so that when I returned I would have received it back with interest.
28" 'Take the talent from him and give it to the one who has the ten talents. 29For everyone who has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him. 30And throw that worthless servant outside, into the darkness.
Personally, I subscribe to the old Indian proverb:
"Trust in God, but row away from the rocks...."
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