Flood, Pain and Prayer

It was the summer of 2010 and Nashville just experienced a 500-year flood that devastated houses and families. There were many opportunities to get involved with the clean-up effort; through churches, charity efforts, and even places of employment encouraging employees to help by lending a hand in the hardest hit areas. The building where IContinue reading “Flood, Pain and Prayer”

If You’re A Broke Alcoholic

“Money will make you more of who you are. If you’re a broke alcoholic, you’ll be a rich alcoholic. I had a $15,000 bed but couldn’t get any sleep. I had 10 cars but wasn’t going anywhere.” To have a list of “favorite quotes” is fairly common. If you need proof, sign up for anyContinue reading “If You’re A Broke Alcoholic”

What Faith Is

It just takes some time, Little girl, you’re in the middle of the ride. Everything, everything will be just fine. Everything, everything will be alright, alright. “The Middle” -Jimmy Eat World During a discussion a few days ago this question arose, “What is faith?” The answers varied but most included the themes of trust, belief,Continue reading “What Faith Is”

Spending vs. Saving: What To Do About Money

“Spenders are proud of how much they spend, savers are proud of how much they save, but neither are happy. Spenders are never satisfied and savers are never comfortable.” I can admit now that when I was in college, I wasn’tt frugal. I was cheap! If there was a way to save rather than spend,Continue reading “Spending vs. Saving: What To Do About Money”