Category Archives: Money & Spirituality

Farming, Genetically Modified Seeds, Morning TV News and Getting More Twitter Followers

You may wonder what on earth I’m thinking combining these topics, and you’d be right to wonder. I’ve been troubled lately by the obsession over MORE.¬† I’m not going up against the collection of more stuff, but the desire for … Continue reading

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Financial Anorexia

You surely have heard the phrase, “You can never be too rich or too thin.” I frequently refer to money in food terms (I.e. diversification is like having a balanced diet) and this morning, while thinking about the power of … Continue reading

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Money “Mise en Place”

If you’ve ever watched a cooking show, you may have noticed that the cook has his or her ingredients all measured out (usually with the seasonings in adorable mini ramekins) and within reach. Some of you will recognize this preparedness … Continue reading

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Fighting Discouragement

I’m having trouble getting my book into the hands of those people who would benefit from reading it. As a small, unknown author, it’s hard to convince book stores and distributors that they’d be making a wise investment by offering my … Continue reading

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Less Stuff, The Working Poor and Compassion

I received a phone call from someone I know the other day, pleading for financial advice. Both parents are working full-time, they have children, one with special needs,¬†their mortgage in under water, they’ve maxed their credit cards (don’t judge, they’ve … Continue reading

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What a Trip to The Corning Museum of Glass Taught Me About Life

My wonderful husband planned a delightful surprise trip for us to the Finger Lakes in Central NY. The third day was spent at the Corning Museum of Glass and, let me tell you, you simply must go there at some … Continue reading

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Money and Your Higher Purpose

I find that an interesting relationship exists between many people, (women especially) and money. For some people (women especially), relationships come first; everything else – including money – is secondary. This is not flawed logic or values, but it may … Continue reading

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