Thought for the week: If you want more from life, ask more from God. If you’re pursuing a worthy goal, ask God’s help — and keep asking — until he answers your prayers.
I recently wrote about “stuff” that had happened to Honey and me as well as to some of our friends. Here are some more quirky things.
If you’ve recently become a widow or widower, you’re obviously dealing with an enormous emotional burden, and coping with your grief can seem like a full-time struggle. Unfortunately, the business of life must go on – and the financial moves you make at this time can have a big impact on your life.
Thought for the week: Think about your relationship with Jesus. What it is, and what it can be. Then, as you embark upon the next phase of your life’s journey, be sure to walk with your savior every step of the way.
The First Amendment reads: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
Election Day is a little more than a month from now and given my lifelong infatuation with politics, I am, weirdly, not as nearly as anxious about the outcome as I was four years ago.
My daughters were home over the weekend and I needed to run into Publix. We all went to the store, our merry little band of Ralls.
Thought for the week: The bigger the decision, the more carefully you should listen to your conscience. The bigger the choice, the more carefully you should listen to God’s voice.
I woke up on Sunday morning listening to the sound of rain. My first thought was to thank the Lord above. It’s been hot and dry, and the rain falling was peaceful and much needed.
Not too long ago, as I headed back to the time clock in anticipation of leaving work for the day, I passed a group of co-workers who were huddled together staring at a smart phone.
Thought for the week: Today and every day, remember that every step of your life’s journey is a choice, and the overall quality of your decisions will help determine the overall quality of the journey.
Each year, on the first Sunday after Labor Day, we observe National Grandparents Day. Although it’s not as widely recognized as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, if you’re a grandparent, you probably want to do whatever you can to help your grandchildren on their journeys through life.
Over the years, I have been asked to speak to many groups and individuals about the basics of investing and getting started. Many clients also have asked me to offer their children or grandchildren some insights.
One of the reasons I write this column — besides the great wealth and respect it generates for me, not to mention the rambling threats sent in all caps via email from those who don’t agree with my politics — is because it allows me to vent a little bit.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have stayed at home and watched others go on spring break and summer trips. Because of health issues, we hunkered down and instead took daily walks to enjoy nature and our surroundings.