A friend of mine related a story about their father. She said that a gentleman in their neighborhood needed a new roof, and was not able to afford to hire a company to complete the work. A group of men in the neighborhood decided to help out and bought all the materials and began finishing the leaky roof.
Over the last month I mentioned where I was at in my financial life; where I needed help, where I was not being healthy, where I was trying to improve.
Amazon Prime Day has to be the worst day for someone like me, who is trying to get his finances in order. It doesn't help that I have a couple of birthday's coming up. How am I supposed to resist all the tempting deals?
I recently read a book that had some inspiration attached to it for me. The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod, which can be found on Amazon.
Back in 2014, I tried to write a little e-book for amazon and called it "The Perfect Day." Reading it now, it was fairly simplistic, but a great learning experience for where I was at that time in my life. I have decided to put the copy on my sidebar under "Pages."
I ran into another journal entry, this one is from 4/26/14. Reading over these entries, I wonder why I never followed through on any of them. Seems like I was in a good state of mind back then, or at least trying to be.
As the song goes: "and so I drank 1, it became 4 and when I fell on the floor I drank more." - The Smith's ... well, a week later and I am still drinking soda heavily.
In our modern society it has become a writ of passage for the moral police to dictate what to believe about the past. A wise English novelist once noted: “Though God cannot alter the past, historians can.” (Erewhon Revisited, The Works of Samuel Butler, 1925)
I am often praying to know what my purpose in life is. I still don't know, but I am trying to listen more to the promptings of the Spirit as my guide.
Back in 2013 (I think), I started looking into the new fad of cryptocurrency – specifically Bitcoin. I could not understand one word of anything that I read, but I kept thinking about it and thought it was a pretty good idea.