I live in a fairly affluent county in Texas. This week I had opportunity to see quite a bit of the extravagance of our American culture and it really shook me. My friend Jeff posted a link in his daily devotional email that helps us think about the "world we forget."
Our economy is struggling and much more in other parts of the nation than in Texas. This link to Global Issues does bring some perspective to our own struggles. What does "being poor" really look like?