In the book “Money: A User’s Manual” Bob and Rusty Russell report that in 1900 the average person wanted 72 different things and considered 18 of them essential. Someone repeated the study more recently. The average person wanted 500 things and considered 100 of them essential! And do you know what? I get it. I’m … Continue reading Greed is living like God is a liar
The famous businessman John Rockefeller was asked, “How much money does it take to satisfy a man?” He replied, “Just a little bit more.” His answer was insightful—not only about how a lot of people think about money, but about how a lot of people think about life in general. ‘If only I had better … Continue reading Rockefeller’s insight (and warning)
Greed, laziness & vanity. These are behaviours that are like the monsters from kids' books. The more you feed them, the bigger and scarier they get! So here's what you do to ward them off.
2 Corinthians 1:12 “Our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially in our relations with you, with integrity and godly sincerity.” (NIV) Today's Thought There’s a story about a gardener who grew an incredible carrot. It was so good that he presented it to the King as a gift. “Your … Continue reading Giving to give or giving to get?