Good manners can save money too $$$$

 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.Ephesians 4:29 - plumbers trenching for new water line Thursday was an interesting day with the children. Of course, they all are! I'll include some photos at …

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“Poperiety”: danger for Pope Francis, and our faith in $$$$

No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money. (Matthew 6:24) POPEriety - noun: the state or quality of not conforming to conventionally accepted standards of behavior or values. OKay, …

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an amputation (and how my friend is losing more than just his leg)

Here are a few important things you need to understand before reading: As I begin, I'm not sure where I'm going to go with today's post; I only know that I need to write it. Please don't misconstrue this as political; it's not. I'm writing with the subject's permission. I'm NOT asking my readers for …

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the “pay-off” in the writing biz

This weekend at the Nashville men's retreat, someone asked me how "the writing business" pays off for me. He was asking about things like royalties, dollars, and making ends meet. It was actually a great context for the question. Men I had previously never known, opening their hearts to me in confidence; late nights sharing …

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Never Interrupt Poetry with Talk about Money

Yesterday morning my friend Linda asked me to sing a few songs at a memorial service for a friend who passed away over in Winter Haven. His name was "Sarge". Sarge was a WWII tank commander who served, was decorated, swore he'd move somewhere warm after the wintry Battle of the Bulge, stayed in as …

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