God Is Not Like A Vending Machine … Or Is He?

God Is Not Like A Vending Machine … Or Is He?

Okay I am willing to admit it, I had the munchies! I strolled down the corridor of my work place headed for the one place I knew held the solution to my problem. Ah, there it was. My eyes sparkled as they shifted from side to side scanning the brightly lit treats and pastries. I could feel my mouth begin to moisten as my heart began to beat faster. The vending machine!

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How To Get Rich Slowly


I found out something very disappointing this week. My children (ages 2 and 6) are not living up to their potential. I saw a video featuring a two year old writing out their 2, 3 and 4 multiplication tables. Then there were the videos of kids reading and doing amazing stuff all before they turned 3. All is not lost though … I have done some research and found a few education products that have promised amazing results. There may be some risks associated with pushing kids at this early age but I think it will pay off in the long run. After all if you don’t take any risks in life you will never make it anywhere … right?

This sounds ridiculous right? Why would I compare my children to the kids that are obviously gifted and the exceptions to the norm? And then why would I plan to take a risk of ruining my kids learning abilities and future by forcing advanced learning on them when they are doing perfectly fine for their age?

While this may seem like a crazy idea it is exactly the trap many persons fall into when they decide to get their financial lives in order.

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Why Does Good Food Taste Bad?

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I can’t believe that I found this! It is an old Chef Boyardee commercial that I saw when I was a kid. It is one of my favorite TV commercials of all time. And I actually found a YouTube link! It takes place in Piacenza, Italy, 1904 and is absolutely … [Continue reading]

The Contentment Trap

the contentment trap

Are you content? Are you content with the amount of money you have? Are you content with the job you have? Are you content with what you have accomplished in your life? Are you content with the Christian you are? Should you be content? Should you … [Continue reading]

Believe It or Not (Part 2)


This post is part 2 in a 2 part series. Part 1 is Believe It or Not. Do you believe in the impossible? If I told you that you could be a millionaire by next week would you believe me? Chances are you would not. What if I became a millionaire by next … [Continue reading]

Believe It or Not

believe it or not

This post is part 1 in a 2 part series. Part 2 is Believe It or Not (Part 2). After graduating from college I landed my first job as a bank teller. I was so excited! I accepted the job and started my first day of work. Here was the deal. I would … [Continue reading]