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Sometimes the Richest Christians Look Poor

Within the Bible, many words that we think of in one way mean another, but most seeming discrepancies — as opposed to being the result of deceit, manipulation, or dis-ingenuousness — can be reasonably addressed and understood. Take the word … Continue reading

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We’re Not Rich, but We OWN Our House

Sixteen years ago, my husband the Norwegian Artist and I had an improbable dream: we wanted to find a place in the country and raise our kids there. I say improbable because 1) we had four kids and 2) we … Continue reading

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How Much Are You Worth?

From Start Your Week with Steve, the free weekly e-mail newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art. Steve Says: Carolyn recently published an article, Is Your Job Meaningless? based upon a recent Internet search I did on the terms, “meaningful jobs.” We were both intrigued … Continue reading

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Feeling Like a Rich Person on a Normal Budget

Years ago, when my sister brought home prospective husband material to the family, she mentioned that the potential son-in-law liked butter on his bread. My mother was horrified. “Do you realize how much more expensive butter is than margarine?” she … Continue reading

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If Pumpkins Were Money, I’d Be Rich

I just love getting stuff for free. Mind you, I’m not talking about taking advantage of people, finding any way I can to avoid paying someone a fair price for something they have made or done. No, I’m talking pumpkin … Continue reading

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Lessons from Life — and Death

I visited my father the other day. Generally, these visits consist of my kneeling before a concrete slab, embedded in which is a plaque bearing Dad’s name and two salient dates. I tell him how much we miss him and … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day: No Need for a Panic Attack

I don’t mean to strike panic into the average male breast, but Valentine’s Day is getting close. Continue reading

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