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Keller: I’m rich, but don’t have much money

Frank Biamonte (now deceased) — one the most influential men in my life — taught me the importance of dressing well. He repeated often that we should dress for success.

He also shared that it was important, because you never get a second chance to make a first impression. The bottom line was that the majority of people look at the outward appearance.

Being a salesman and always wanting to be a success was good advice for someone who wanted to be rich.

I lived comfortably, but never accumulated much wealth. The fact is, because of my lifestyle, the little I did own, I lost. I didn’t realize that this was a blessing and not a curse.

Recently, I told a group of men at a Bible study that I think I’ll write a book. The title will be, “I’m rich, but don’t have much money.” I believe that would get people’s attention.

The lesson I’ve learned from my friend, Frank, has helped me a lot in my Christian walk.

First impressions are still very important, but the Bible says it’s not about your outward appearance, but about what’s in your heart.

If Jesus is in your heart, people will get the message, not only about your outward appearance, but also about who and what you are.

God’s definition of “rich” is found in Proverbs 10:22 – “The blessing of the Lord makes one rich and He adds no sorrow with it.”

Jeanne and I have been blessed with His riches.

If you have any questions or comments, please write Harold Keller at Get High on Life, P.O. Drawer U, Reserve, LA 70084; call 985-652-8477; or e-mail hkeller@comcast.net.