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Parable of the Talents

The Holy Bible tells us many secrets. The Parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30) reveals what we have to do with whatever we have, not only the material possessions but also our talents, skills, knowledge, kindness, wisdom, and all other blessings that we receive. This is the Law of Generosity that God teaches us  to share our "talents". By sharing our material "talents", we give old stuff away to those who need them more. If there's something we're no longer using, let others use it rather than keep it inside a storage room. Pass your talents to those who have the same interest. Teach your skills to those who need to learn. Impart your knowledge and wisdom so that they, too, may learn the secrets of life. Use your money. Spend it, not only for yourself but for others as well. Share it. Give it. Yes, save your money but make sure somebody benefits it when you die; otherwise, the bank keeps it for good.

Money is a piece of paper that is involved in a cycl…

The Secret Introduced

One lazy morning, I turned my TV on and switched the channel to a rerun of the Oprah Winfrey Show. Oprah and her guest were talking about the "secret" and how it improved the guest's life prosperously and healthfully. I wondered what they were talking about. What was the "secret" all about? It raised curiosity in my mind but deeply, I wanted it because I, too, wanted my life improved -- especially financially. But how and where? What was it. At that time, I didn't even know that "The Secret" was a film video.

I Googled the Net and found so many materials about it. It's like everybody was going gaga about that "secret". The sad part, however, was that everybody was selling the idea. No one would reveal the "secret" unless you buy their products. Now, I know what the "secret" is all about -- it's business -- it's about money.

I got frustrated because I had no money and no credit card either. However, the cur…