We’ve been brought up to value things that we pay money for and place little value on things that are free. “You only get what you pay for” being a good example of a saying we’re all very familiar with. But in reality the opposite is true when you take time to think about it.
I know people who have lost material possessions, even people who have lost their homes, but with a fighting spirit these things can be rebuilt. But when we think about things that are given freely – our minds, our hopes and dreams, our friends and family – these are priceless.
“The things we got for free, we can never replace”.
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