Did you know that nearly half of Americans would not be able to come up with $400 for an emergency? ⁃ Figures from a Federal Reserve study This holiday season, give a gift to yourself and set aside at least 20% of income to 1. pay off asset-depleting debt, or 2. fund your savings account.Continue reading “SHORT AND SWEET: Consider this on CyberMonday 2022”
We could all be happier if we made better decisions. Well, what if we followed the proverb below? “Don’t speak to a fool, for he will despise the insight of your words.” Proverbs 23:9 CSB Easier said than done, right? This one is hard sometimes. Especially when you believe so deeply about the subject matterContinue reading “MORE HAPPY”
“Which of you, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? 10 Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? 11 So if you who are evil know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those whoContinue reading “TOUGH LOVE”
Doing good is good! But how do we know what is GOOD without acknowledging a Good God??? May this message reach all those in political authority over us (for an elected season, thank God!!!!). May they understand that it is not what I say that makes something good. And it is certainly not what “you”Continue reading “WHAT IS GOOD?”
Today, we Americans celebrate the Fourth of July and the words penned by Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence that on July 2, 1776, we were free from tyranny. The preamble of the Declaration penetrates the heart of most Americans with bursts of honor and gladness. Setting off emotional fireworks when read. “We holdContinue reading “HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY”
Changing the World Dear Reader, Purpose could be best defined as glorifying God by doing what God says. That is what Jesus did, right? Therefore, if I want to make the world a better place than I found it, then I must be an active disciple (someone who imitates Jesus’ practices). I have to liveContinue reading “LIVING ON PURPOSE”
Ooowee, its entrance into my catalog of best-loved quotes is right on time for February’s posts on passion, productivity, and purpose. It is also, so Maya. She was a woman who made us want to look and keep looking at her as she sashayed words as gracefully as she swayed her hips. Oh, she was a boss of words.
A Merry Christmas Aha Moment ““Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth to those with whom He is pleased!”” Luke 2:14 I believe it is all about the order of things that brings peace to our lives and in our worlds. In this verse, I hear the Word revealing to meContinue reading “A Merry Christmas Aha Moment”