Let’s play ‘money’

Rory’s totally into ‘playing money’ these days. I think it’s funny how she says it — “Hey Dad. Let’s play money!”

But it’s also profound… Right now, she doesn’t have the attachment to money we grown-ups do. It doesn’t symbolize what it does for us. It’s just shiny coins to play with, count, and scatter across the kitchen floor so Dad can ruin another vacuum belt.

Why can’t we adults just ‘play money’? Why do we have to see it as oxygen?

I mean — it IS important. Super important. There’s no doubt. Rory will learn this someday. But maybe we’d be able to carry a lighter thought vibration about it and be open to more of it if we could see it as something less scarce. Less intimidating.

Maybe if we could just see money as shiny coins, we’d have less of a problem collecting more of it without all the associations of guilt, anxiety, and coercion.

Maybe it’d be more fun this way. Wanna play money?

Jonas Ellison is a transformational coach and writer who helps people find their Mojo using spiritual, philosophical, and practical tools. To get his short vignettes in your inbox daily, click here.

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