Category: Living

A Foundation That Attracts Money and Success, Part 2

We have all heard of lottery winners who went from rags to riches in an instant. Most of us have imagined it happening to us. But most of us have also heard stories of those same lottery winners and how years later they are even worse off than they were before they won the lottery. [...]

Are We Ready to Win the Lottery? Part 1

I have always wanted to win the lottery. Who hasn’t? We all want a sense of financial security and freedom. I remember watching the cartoon Duck Tales after school and seeing Scrooge jump off the diving board at the top of his bank vault. With great glee he swam through mounds of golden coins, until [...]

Feed Off Reading and Ten Books On My Must Read List

Recently, I was shopping for the holiday season and passed a book store. I cannot help but stop when I pass a bookstore. I suppose it is like a liquor store to a drunkard or a lingerie store to a man or a cake shop to a woman. Full of enticement. I shuffled through all [...]

Redefining Resolutions

I always used to think that New Year’s resolutions were simple things like trying not to swear, or bringing home flowers to the wife more often, or eating cake only once a week instead of twice a week. These are all good things in and of themselves. But how close are they to our hearts? [...]

Happy Holidays to You and Yours

As the years pass, I notice how the holidays have begun to line up like a string of Christmas lights. The holidays have always been festive times for me, bright and happy moments so much different than the rest of life. I remember when all the cousins used to gather at my grandmother’s trailer, a [...]

My Only Christmas is a Marketed Christmas

Christmas starts earlier every year. We know that. As technology improves and competition increases, businesses have pushed Christmas up. This year, for the first time that I have seen, Christmas was pushed up before Thanksgiving. I can’t remember how many stores had Christmas items for sale, and nothing promoting Thanksgiving, but I do remember it [...]

How to Lose Fat by Running

By Jason M. Ivarson Want to know how to lose fat by running? Then take a couple of minutes to read this article. There are a few things you can implement right away to sky rocket your weight loss success with running. Here they are. 1. Bursts This is what you do. When you run, [...]

Driven By Desire

In recent years, I get terribly excited as summer ends. I love summer, the long days, the warm weather, the relaxed, vacation feel the days have. But summer is just an appetizer to the time of year that really excites me. Hunting season. For me, hunting season starts at the beginning of September and lasts [...]

Life is a Parody

By Norman A. Rubin (When you look into a mirror you do not see your reflection – your reflection sees you. – Japanese proverb) Something weird had happened in my life a few years back. A strange man in his elder years moved into my house. He just entered with bag and baggage without even [...]

The Final Chapter – The Search, Part V

One of my favorite movies of all time, for a lot of reasons, is The Last of the Mohicans. One aspect I like is the struggle to survive on the harsh frontier during the French and Indian War and the three love stories that are interlaced throughout this struggle. My favorite part is the line [...]