What would Jesus think (about the economy)?

What would Jesus think (about the economy)?
What would Jesus think (about the economy)?

The other night I was sharing -- okay, whining -- about yet another long and possibly futile day spent writing a spec project that may or may not sell when my partner asked:

"What did you expect?"

I was stunned -- partly because I didn't know the answer, partly because what I wanted him to say was, "Oh, poor sweet babykins, did the Big Bad World hurt your wittle feewings?" But I was exhausted and vulnerable enough to tell the truth:

"I expected it would be easier."