The Haves and the Have-Nots

There is a part of Nashville that I have recently found myself driving through on a regular basis. A part that I knew existed, but hadn’t seen up close before.

It’s a lovely part of the area – as most of this part of Tennessee is – large pastures, huge old trees.

I’ve driven this route many many times recently, and I’m usually struck by the ginormously-large LARGE homes along the route. I often find myself wondering what it would be like to live in a home the size of my entire apartment building. I wonder about the people who live in these houses and what they spend their days doing. (freaky sounding?)

The other thing I think about though, are these people.

And I wonder how they drive past all of those ginormous homes everyday and stay content… Are they able to? Do they struggle with envy?

Then I think of these people…

…and realized that they are probably envious of these people…

…when they drive by.

And those people are envious of these people:

…who are envious of these people

Then I think of these people:

And how they’d give anything for this:

It’s all about our perspective…