Life Notes—October 15, 2009  “…Take care!  Be on your guard against all kinds of greed, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.”  Luke 12:15                                    Sometimes I get totally obsessed with wanting something.  Not needing it, mind you, just wanting it.  Often it is not some inexpensive item either, but a major … Continue reading Possessions

First Fruits

Life Notes—October 8, 2009  “Honor the Lord with your substance and with the first fruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine.”  Proverbs 3: 9-10                                    Did you hear the one about the preacher who was asked how he decided the amount to give … Continue reading First Fruits


Life Notes—October 1, 2009  “But those who want to be rich fall into temptation and are trapped by many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.  For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil…” 1 Timothy 6:9-10a                                    Well, I am glad I’m not rich enough to … Continue reading Contentment