Anyone who's eligible for and receives food stamps is already living in poverty. Poverty can be a demoralizing experience. After three plus years of feeling helpless, hopeless and depressed I decided to fight back. Although I'm still poorer than the proverbial 'church mouse' I've learned ways not to look poor, not to feel poor and have even managed to thrive, physically, emotionally and spiritually in spite of Poverty. My hope is that you find hope, encouragement and humor in this blog.