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Financial Friday: Hedonic Adaptation

Financial Friday: Hedonic Adaptation

New Car vs. the Annual Vacation What do you think would make you happier, a new car or annual vacation? Which one should you prioritize? In today’s "Financial Friday" post, I want to get you thinking about hedonic adaptation. In layman’s terms, hedonic adaptation...

“Good” Friday

“Good” Friday

Good is a strange thing to call the Friday on which your hero was tortured and killed. Mourning Friday or Tragic Friday would be more natural titles. The original Good Friday was certainly anything but good for the original followers of Jesus. They were bewildered, grief-stricken, terrified, and heartbroken. Their hopes and dreams were dashed. They were in fear of being arrested and maybe killed, too.

St. Patrick and the Shamrock

St. Patrick and the Shamrock

On Saint Patrick’s Day (and every day), remember that God is amazing. He is big enough to create the world and yet personal enough to send a young man named Patrick to share the Gospel with the Irish.

The Language of Love

The Language of Love

“I may speak in different languages, whether human or even of angels. But if I don’t have love, I am only a noisy bell or a ringing cymbal.” (ERV) Some people are fluent in multiple languages. I greatly admire them, because I am not. Still, the most important...

Groundhog Day Reflections

Groundhog Day Reflections

Today is Groundhog Day. Winter lovers will be happy to learn that Punxsutawney Phil, the famous Pennsylvanian groundhog, did see his shadow, thereby predicting 6 more weeks of winter. However, the 1993 movie, Groundhog Day, featuring Bill Murray (pictured above) has...

A New Thing

A New Thing

Some of us can get a bit cynical about the start of another new year. After all, what’s really going to be new about it? Why should I be more hopeful just because I’m flipping over another page of the calendar? Why should I bother making more resolutions that I won’t remember, let alone keep, come February?

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