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Does God Want Us To Be Poor, Pt. 2

God may want me to be poor at certain seasons and for specific reasons. But in Part 1 I said there were two answers to the question, does God want us to be poor? The second was No. If poor means laziness, selfishness, addictions, … Continue reading

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I asked the question, Does God Want Us To Be Poor, when we were a young couple, house-poor and struggling to make ends meet. When every unforeseen bill threatened to drown us. When every car or appliance breakdown was a catastrophe. And I’ll confess … Continue reading

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What Contentment Isn’t, Pt. 1

When you picture contentment, do you see a cat asleep on a cushy bed,  food and warm milk nearby? Or a man in a comfy chair, reading by a cozy fireside? Or a woman lounging on a beach, magazine in … Continue reading

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Just One More Thing…

When I was a girl, I used to dream about being poor. It wasn’t poverty that was appealing. I knew nothing of that. It was the getting out of it — the rags to riches — that drew me.   … Continue reading

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