We define losing as being involved in a less than successful venture and we will do all we can to avoid that situation because losing hurts.
My last two posts were titled respectively “Time” and “Talent.” Today we work on the third T, the third leg of the stewardship stool, treasure. I saved treasure for last because I didn’t want to upset the natural order of things. I could have chosen to present them in reverse order – treasure, talent, time …
Notice that there wasn’t any hesitation in Matthew’s response to the call. Rather, he just got up from his place of comfort and followed Jesus.
I knew what they were going to say, as it was right in front of me in the script. But the response “Crucify him” shocked me.
Seeing the possibilities of expressing creativity through photography, I dove headfirst into the picture-taking pool.
It was at this moment that I knew without any doubt or question that God was real, and He was sitting in that circle with us.
July 14 is the memorial of St. Kateri Tekawitha, the first Native American saint. The “Lily of the Mohawks” Converting to Christianity through the work of Jesuit missionaries who had come to her village in New York, she was devout in her faith and consecrated herself to virginity in spite of the repercussions of such …
(Just a note about my qualifications for writing what follows. I am a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and have been since 1993. I was involved in the investment consulting business for almost a quarter-century. I earned several sets of credentials along the way – Certified Investment Management Analyst; Certified Investment Management Consultant; Accredited Investment Fiduciary …
We discovered a really beautiful place that was less than crowded.
Then he poured water into a basin
and began to wash the disciples’ feet
and dry them with the towel around his waist.