Money’s Worth – Read Between The Lines

She stood on the checkout line as she flipped through a magazine that she was going to buy. She stopped on a photo of her favorite singer. She had recently paid $300 to go to his concert. Now she was hoping to go to another one next month.

I have to get me a new outfit, she thought. And a new pair of shoes. She got her groceries and began to head toward the exit when she was stopped by her next door neighbor.

“I just wanted to remind you about the donation that you promised to give to the homeless shelter.”

“I’m sorry,” she said, “I really don’t have the money.”

“That’s okay. Maybe next time.”

She left and headed to her car. I definitely have to get some new earrings, she thought as she got in and drove off to do just that.


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