The Power of Money

How much power does money have? It has the power to buy things, to help people, to make our lives easier, and it even has the power to change who we are and how we view ourselves and others. Would you give someone in the grocery store a dollar if they were short on cash … Continue reading The Power of Money

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A Generous Heart

https://youtu.be/xGv22K6g_fQ While I was reading a book today it started talking about how spiritual disciplines help us grow to become more like Jesus. Ortberg (2002) in his book The Life You’ve Always Wanted, described a spiritual discipline as “Any activity that can help me gain power to live life as Jesus taught and modeled it.” … Continue reading A Generous Heart

Living a Content and Grateful Life

I saw another wonderful advertisement about Christmas and gifts yesterday. The gist of the advertisement was that kids should lie and exaggerate what they want so that when they get something lesser than what they ask for they will really get what they wanted in the first place. Thank you Verizon for such a lesson … Continue reading Living a Content and Grateful Life

A Christmas to Remember

When I stop and think back to Christmas growing up I must admit that there are not very many memories. My memory is not great in the first place, so anyone who knows me would not be highly surprised about this, but what I do remember has nothing to do with gifts at all. There … Continue reading A Christmas to Remember

Never Enough Money

Does it ever seem like you work hard day in and day out, but there is still not enough money? Do you ever wish that you had more taking on overtime or another job to pay an unexpected expense or to pay for a vacation? Some days it seems like there is just never enough … Continue reading Never Enough Money