Yesterday I highlighted something that can rob us of our contentment: always being reminded of what others have (but we don’t). We can sometimes feel bitter when think other people have better stuff, better experiences, better relationships, and better everything. But when you focus on what you DO have you’re less likely to be downcast … Continue reading Having it all
All week we’ve been exploring how we can be wealthy (regardless of how much money we have). Our main verse has been 1 Timothy 6:18. Paul says: “Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.” So far I’ve asked you some critical gut-check questions. … Continue reading Actively looking for opportunities
This week we’re probing the idea of how to be wealthy (without any money). In 1 Timothy 6:18 Paul writes, “Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.” Connected to this, on Wednesday we talked about having a real relationship with God. And on … Continue reading Leaving a legacy of wealth
In yesterday’s devotional I talked about how to be wealthy (without any money). If you missed it click here. For the next few days, I’m going to push us further on that same theme. Why? Because thinking this stuff through helps us live more abundant lives. In 1 Timothy 6:6 Paul says that “godliness with … Continue reading When “More! More! More!” isn’t the answer
According to Mother Teresa, the spiritual poverty in the western world is WORSE than the physical poverty in Calcutta. She said, “You in the West have millions of people who suffer such terrible loneliness and emptiness… These people are not hungry in the physical sense, but they are in another way. They know they need … Continue reading How to be wealthy (without any money)
In our society, the words “rich” and “poor” have dual meanings. On one hand, someone is “rich” when they have a lot of money, and someone is “poor” when they don’t. But we also think people are “rich” when they have wisdom and strong friendships. In the same way, someone is “poor” when they neglect … Continue reading Priceless!