Get On Your Feet

The works of the flesh are the ways of poverty.  The fruits of the spirit are the ways of prosperity.

FIRST THINGS
1. – A better life
2. – Who are you?
– light
– creative
3. The two paths
4. Not everyone can; people, places, things; Keep the focus on you
5. The challenge: It don’t come easy
6. Choose the best: morals v. wisdom

CHARACTER TRAITS
– honest
– diligent
– responsible
– reliable
– cooperative

VALUES
– traditional family values
– respect others’ bodies
– respect others’ belongings

OBSTACLES YOU’LL FACE
– No obstacles
– Guilt
– Jealousy
– Racism
– Indecision
– Fear
– Peer pressure

DE-MARGINALIZATION
– Don’t do this
– Seek peace and quiet
– Stay out of jail
– About sex
– Snitchin’
– Obscenities
– Change your name
– In and out

STEWARDSHIP
– Start where you are
– Gratitude vs. scarcity
– If you break it, fix it.
– Spending v. investing
– Spending plans — * A simple lesson
– Cash management
– Personal safety
– Be selfish: Take care of #1
– Move into a better neighborhood
– Stay out of jail

THE JOB SEARCH

all human advancement — For us
– * Give from abundance
– Life in the outer darkness
– Move into a better neighborhood
– Heart and soul

– If you want to prosper, smile.