Thursday, April 10, 2008

Who are you working for??!

The luxury Cars, Land Cruisers, Rav 4's, the Mercedes that are parked 8 hours driven 30 min to the office and 30 minutes back home 5 days out of 7 (i.e. 5 out of 168 hours in a week)....

and whilst we sit on a not-so-comfortable chair in a small room called an office your 7 Bed-roomed mansion lies idle with only the domestic enjoying herself to the 'breakfast' relaxing on that very expensive leather sofa that we only sit on when we get home... and being so tired we just doze off to sleep anyway. When tired of work she takes a break turns on the TV and spoils herself with the fully subscribed DSTV, of course if she feels bored she can always turn on that brand named sound system and swing a

While all that is happening where are you... you are eating a cheap take away lunch everyday and oh by the way there is no breakfast really, because its just a cup of tea a few slices of bread probably with some left-over's from yesterday's supper (for the fortunate few). Every moment you pray that it could just get to 4pm so that you can drive home and join... the domestic! (Poor you!)

That's how it's going to be for the rest of your working life... by the time you retire you'll have no pleasure in them anymore. Your children will also join in the Rat Race of finding a good job working very hard and never enjoying the fruits of their labours... its all vanity isn't it?



Saaleha Bamjee-Mayet said...

Indeed we have to look towards finding the balance in our lives. as far as metaphors go; gauging the inputs and outputs with a spirit level.

I'm in a trite mood today:)

Princess said...

Thanks for you response, some days I feel as though I work terribly hard and yet the fruits of my labour are enjoyed by others! Hmm I feel spritually drained!

The Organ Harvester said...

you know it all depends on how you are spending your money and how you earn it. nothing wrong with nice things. just how much value you put into things.