Husband – Man or Momma’s Boy?
Mar09

Husband – Man or Momma’s Boy?

Whenever I am in the car I like to listen to talk radio.  The other day I was listening to the Dave Ramsey show and he had an interesting call come in. It was a man who was 30 years old, married with two small children.  The man said he made $45 thousand a year and had $90 thousand in credit card debt.  The man admitted he had a compulsive spending problem.  Dave asked him if he had a obsessive compulsive disorder or if he was just...

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Cat’s In The Cradle
Nov17

Cat’s In The Cradle

This last week a friend of mine worked all day Sunday in addition to working a full 5-day week.  His company requested he perform this work on Sunday because it needed to be performed during “non-production” hours.   Sure my friend could have said “no” but it may have been at the cost of any future promotions, how he is looked at as a “team player” or maybe even his employment at the company.  Basically he was scared to say “no”. His...

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Loyalty
Apr04

Loyalty

Have you ever considered the meaning of the word “loyalty?”  Dictionary.com defines loyalty in part as faithfulness to commitments or obligations. Most of you reading this have at least one good friend.  Someone who is loyal to you.  Many of you have a spouse whom you consider to be loyal.  There are some who consider their family the most loyal.  There are others of you who do not have one person in your life whom they consider to be...

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Secrecy Kills Trust
Aug27

Secrecy Kills Trust

A recurring theme that I continue to see in the lives of couples is secrecy about spending money as well as about how much money is being made and or saved.  Sadly, I have also found that if someone is being secretive about money, chances are they are being secretive about other things as well. Relationships are built on trust.  Without trust it is near impossible to have a true intimate relationship.  This holds true with any...

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Choose Hope!
Apr25

Choose Hope!

“But blessed are those who trust in the Lord and have made the Lord their hope and confidence.. –  Jeremiah 17:7 NLT What to you think of when you here the word “economy?”  As of late that word is usually prefaced by “in this” so put it together and your have “in this economy.” The media is not using these three words in positive way.  These words are usually in the same topic matter as...

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Town Hall for Hope
Apr20

Town Hall for Hope

I refuse to participate in the recession! I refuse to participate in fear! This is such an important topic and event I have posted it both here as well as over on TFV. The media talk of gloom and doom when it comes to our economy which has many making decisions based on fear, most decisions based on fear are the wrong decision to make.  Well it is time we heard some HOPE and that is what Dave Ramsey is going to do on April 23.  He is...

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