Wednesday Quotes
A Better Approach to Money
December 3, 2014

This time of year a credit card can seem to take on a life of its own. It’s like a badly trained dog: we tell ourselves that it does what we command it to do.


Please go here to Front Porch Republic where I have posted a reflection on taking a new approach to money in our households, with a memorable lesson from Almanzo’s father in Farmer Boy.

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  1. Great perspective this time of year. It’s so hard to resist over-gifting! And really the best gifts are always those of ourselves.

    1. Thanks Nell. I love your way of putting it: ‘over-gifting.’ It can sneak up on us because it seems to be so right–to give to others. But we need to look again at just how and what to give to those we love.

  2. Thanks John great post. The story about Almonzo’s dad was a great reminder of the value of money. I pray you and your family have a wonderful Advent season.

    God Bless


  3. Thank you Rick. I really love that story of Almanzo’s dad too.