Learning to Give

The following story provides a good illustration for a person with the good character of giving:  “Marquis de Lafayette was a French officer who provided invaluable assistance to George Washington and the struggling American army. After the war was over, he returned to France and resumed his life as a farmer of many estates. InContinue reading “Learning to Give”

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Finding Financial Freedom PART 4

III. Consider Others. “According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Hetty Green may have been the biggest miser who ever lived. Her father died when she was thirty leaving her an inheritance of more than $100 million in today’s money. Though it was unusual for a woman to be involved with banking and investmentsContinue reading “Finding Financial Freedom PART 4”

Finding Financial Freedom PART 2

Do you ever find that you have more month than money? • Would you like to get out of debt? • Would you like to not have credit card payments hanging over your head and dragging out for months or years? • Would you like to be able to buy anything you need at anyContinue reading “Finding Financial Freedom PART 2”

Finding Financial Freedom PART 1

Finding Financial Freedom.  PART 1 Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them. Psalm 62:10 “A father gave his little girl two dollars and said, “You can do anything you want with one of the dollars, but the other dollar belongs to God.” WithContinue reading “Finding Financial Freedom PART 1”

The “Success Sequence”

The “Success Sequence” Prophecy News Watch is a website that keeps readers aware of current events of Biblical nature.  I enjoy their weekly emails. One recent article suggested there is a “Success Sequence” for major life choices that impact whether person avoids poverty or lives in poverty. The article in part said: “The Brookings InstituteContinue reading “The “Success Sequence””

Discovering Joy

Discovering Joy Joy has been aptly defined in a simple and yet profound acrostic. Jesus, Others, You. I like that.  Consider the depth of joy as opposed to the shallowness of mere happiness.  Happiness is generally derived from outer circumstances, while joy comes from within.  Happiness is impacted by good or bad surroundings whereas joyContinue reading “Discovering Joy”

Free Range Bear

Free Range Bear As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.   Proverbs 28:15 Years ago, we had the privilege of living in a small city in the heart of the Monongahela National Forest in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia.   We enjoyed living there and wereContinue reading “Free Range Bear”