"I recall a friend telling me about a man in his neighborhood who became popular for engaging in money rituals just to buy the 80's edition of the Honda Prelude. You wouldn't buy that car for 50k today.
I remember as a kid, my whole street converged to watch a truck deliverd a very large satellite dish to my neighbor's house. Today a dish one tenth that size delivers 5 times the value and is in almost every student's hostel room.
What about the Volkswagen Santana, Mercedes Benz V booth, 505 cocaine, all overtaken by Camry,Honda discussions and Infinity? .... Vanity.
A friend declared drinks for the boys. because he just launched the Nokia Communicator for over a hundred grand in 2002. Today that phone would embarrass the owner and is a joke compared to the low cost and everyday phone. What about the MTN sim card that many people went extra miles for before they bought it for over 30k, today you will not buy it at N200.
People are still making the most amazing sacrifices over the 'vainest' of things, make enemies over worthless material things.
What can I Say? Look back at that one thing you want to kill or die for today and see what becomes of it tomorrow.
Did u also hear dat president Jonathan Goodluck Multi Million dollar Home Was also submerged by Flood just like most poor Nigerians.... Slow down with the sense of attachment and blind pursuit of things, for today's 'gold' is tomorrow's 'copper'..."
It's all so true! If I'm correct we are all guilty of one way or another but we need to chill on that. At the end of the day as I always say, Heaven is the ultimate goal and these things are not going to follow you when you die and come face to face with your maker. Is he going to ask you how many material things you bought and let you into heaven based on that? Think about these things. What is unseen is eternal.
It's either said than done, we are all a work in progress and we cannot all be perfect. Remind me of when I lost my coach bracelet that I absolutely loved last summer when I was in a game of paintball! Wonderful! I was gutted but I'm over it now, thinking of replacing it with another one. And there's this bag and oh that shoe and don't forget that jacket... smh Eki!
Lord help us! x