From the fullness of his grace we have
all received one blessing after another.
Having recently received CPA certification, he set out to enlighten his immigrant father.
“Dad, your business is a mess,” he said. “You have no inventory procedure. Your accounts-receivable are stuffed in a drawer. You don’t have a bookkeeping system. You have no idea how much profit you’ve made—if any.”
“Son,” said pop, “when I came to this country the only thing I owned was a pair of pants. Now your brother is a doctor, your sister is an art teacher, and you are accountant. Your mother and I own our little home, we have a car that’s paid for, and we make a decent living from this business. Add all that up, subtract the pants, and the rest is profit.”
You don’t need a PhD in math to count your blessings;
First Grade addition will do the trick.