This economist Mark Boyle known as the moneyless man for his one year experiment on surviving without any money at all has some great tips. I read his book many many years ago mostly for tips on how to survive in hard times. A piece of advice of his I could never follow. However, I … Continue reading How To Scrap Luxuries, Save Money, Be Happy And Not Care What The World Thinks About You
Recently we fell into financially hard times. The high inflation in Europe and rising energy and fuel costs with university coming in the fall made that reality all the more difficult. I dug out the old bike from the shed, made a sale of some items on Irish sale sites and invested in a bike … Continue reading Financially Hard Times And Some Back Pain
Discernment of Spirits is a Grace of the Lord. Some are able to do it due to some heavy spiritual reading of those who possessed the gift. Others are able to do it because God has given them the grace and gift to do so. A person asked me if the discernment of spirits has … Continue reading Discernment Of Spirits
Today I had a phone call from a woman whose parents were persecuting her and her children and it later on in this story you will know why it was the Lord had alerted me to an answered prayer. These parents made a life changing decision for her are extremely angry towards her and her … Continue reading Do No Evil And Evil Will Not Befall You
As an outsider looking in from Ireland, I'll be honest and admit that I don't like American culture. I like the America of the 1950's but whatever it has turned into today I lack all admiration for. I find that any country where Protestantism has taken root to be too individualistic giving too much emphasis … Continue reading I Don’t Like America
This morning I saw someone offering front row tickets to Joanne McNally in Dublins major venue tonight. I thought to myself, "who is Joanne McNally?" I hadn't a clue. When I stopped music in 2008 the only names I remember around at that time stuck with me. But ever since I became more Christian I … Continue reading No Longer Part Of the Ambitious Hustle
I had been cleaning out the shed when I came across a book I had bought in 2008. I had no plans to become money-less but curious as to how someone else could do it. I was also looking to cut my cost of living and save some money, so quite the opposite to this … Continue reading Could You Live Without Money For One Year?
I'm not writing this to discuss why it's wrong. Been there done that. I'm writing this post to try and understand the why. Any priest I meet engaging in this behaviour seems to be old. The younger ones have dropped it. Some priests are clinging to the idea that by using mindfulness and turning it … Continue reading Why are Priests Clinging To Meditation and Breathing?
I'm not in any position to leave behind my kids anything of any monetary value. I began to ruminate this one today having listened to someone else talk about a quarrel with siblings they had over one house they inherited from their parents. Anything you can leave behind for your kids is wonderful but what … Continue reading The Best Inheritance You Can Give Your Children
Me on my bike Let me be straight up with you which is to say while I agree the climate is changing I don't believe it is man made. Do I believe man's impact on the planet is the cause of many problems for the earth and a sin? Yes. However, when it comes to … Continue reading I Might Ditch The Car For The Bike