What do a 1980s evangelist, an Imperial Officer of the Galactic Empire, and the current Bishop of Los Angeles have in common? I connected those dots recently when three of my grandsons spent a weekend with us. As we continued watching the Star Wars spinoff series called The Mandalorian, the “aha” moment occurred during a … Continue reading The Sacrifice of Freedom for Order
In the movie Bagger Vance, young Hardy Greaves, played by J. Michael Moncrief, caddies for Matt Damon’s character, Rannulph Junuh. Hardy sums up his view on the game of golf, “Ask anybody. It's fun. It's hard, and you stand out there on that green, green grass, and it's just you and the ball, and there … Continue reading A Gentleman’s Game?
After Part 1 of this series on Dollars and Sense, a friend reminded me how in the late 1970s my late wife and I helped him and his wife use the envelope system to set up their budget and account for every penny they spent. They credit that advice to helping them get out and … Continue reading Dollars and Sense — Part 4
As noted in my opening post, financial freedom, or at least its foundation, is located at the corner of Word and Wise. The last post surveyed the biblical view of money, the Word. This post shares lessons from the Wise, that is, financial wisdom garnered from those whose life experience validate their credibility. Besides, learning … Continue reading Dollars and Sense — Part 3