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Celebrities Made Their Money - So Where is Yours?

Idol worship.  It still exists today.  The fan is tuning in, uploading, downloading, marketing, posting, and doing much for a an over-hyped once nobody.  I must ask, "Where is your payment for all your support?"  From t-shirts to hats, we buy items that help further "the brand" and yet we receive no money for all our efforts.  However, when some look closely at the nobodies in our local communities, who share positive messages, they will frown when it comes time to ask for a dollar.  Yet, most people don't think twice about all the money they spent in cable television supporting a host of once unknowns who parade their wealth in front of us.

"Look at me...watch my movie, purchase my book, come to my show, buy my handbag...check out my suit...get this car...save for this house!" The award-winning celebrity is in scene after scene telling you what to spend your money on and how to spend it.  Some just might send you a little discount, a token, or something else worth little for your financial support.

Just think, if many sports fans, musician lovers, and others pulled away from the various electronic screens and put their heads together, what might they create?  So much time and money invested in selfish people who aren't the least bit interested in acknowledging and paying the people who helped them! 

Why are we so easily led and misled to pastures of lust, greed, violence, sexual immorality, ignorance, and more by these human idols?  Consider noting all the hours and money you, your parents, and grandparents have spent supporting the entertainment industry?  Now compare that with the following:  how much time invested in improving one's mindset, exercising one's body, uplifting self and others spiritually, learning more about your community and others, networking, teaching children, financial planning, and doing more meaningful things in life.  Yet, some of our people wonder why their lives are in turmoil, unsatisfactory, "...can't get ahead," etc. Look at how much time one is feeding his or her brain nonsense!

The mind, body and spirit must be trained.  We can accept this when we see an athlete training for the big game, but what about ourselves?  What might we need some training on?  So many of our people retire to a life of supporting entertainers.  They don't bother to teach, preach, or do much else but complain about this one and that one.

So many years working to improve one's lifestyle only to eventually sit down during one's golden years to do what? "I could have...I would have...I should have, but..."  Excuses.

Everyday a celebrity is making appearances to get you and me to buy their product, support their organization (or someone else's), or help them with one thing or another.  Then in the future, they will retire with more dreams to do more. 

I have to ask, "Where is my money, Mr. and Ms. Celebrity?  How do I go from the nobody that helped you to the somebody that can care for my family?"

Nicholl McGuire

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