POEM: Pillar of the Community

I have a well-paid
I am a captain of industry
I am a member of platinum circles
I am a pillar of the
My name will live on
On plaques
And maybe a street
I need not
Pay the devil his due
For I've already been checked off his list

There is an African : “Where there is no there is no .”  Many inhabitants of have the notion that eliminating comes from .  Not true.  Eliminating comes from sharing.  Without sharing, no amount of financial can eliminate poverty.  The (anti-sharing) that accumulates financial wealth is a , of which poverty is a symptom.  As said, “No one can serve two masters. Either you will the one and the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both and .” (Matthew 6:24)  Make your choice — the devil has — and you decide which is the pillar of .

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