Sometimes we don't really understand the amount of clutter we think we need but don't. Over time we become hoarders of stuff that's not necessary and that includes psychological baggage too. There are many things and people that we think we need for our happiness. There are things and people that we feel we can't … Continue reading Do We Really Need These Things In Our Lives?
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
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 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
Image by JL G from Pixabay One thing I've noticed long before I was ever religious is the differing extremities between the social classes. For example, Rich people and those of some sort of higher social standing where private education is the norm, tend to be ruled by logic. Poor people and those educated through … Continue reading The Importance Of Balance Between Logic And Emotion
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA I had a phone call recently from someone asking me to get involved in the business of photography. When I displayed a lack of interest there was a lot of irritation on their behalf. They couldn't understand what they saw as a good photographer with a lot of potential would reject the … Continue reading Be Concerned Only With Things And People Who Help Save Your Soul
Image by Shutterbug75 from Pixabay This morning I found a check (spelled "cheque" for Europeans) that I could not cash from 15 years ago. It was from a lovely man called Mr. Alan Oates. Alan was touching 40, about 5,5 in feet with ginger hair that was curly on top and short on the sides … Continue reading A Check For £19.50 From Mr. Alan Oates
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay I heard a radio program in Ireland in which the presenter who is openly atheist, said he didn't worship money because it's not a god. "It's not a deity, so I don't think the word "worship" is appropriate".The word worship however can have a double meaning being used in … Continue reading Do Atheists Worship Money?
It's an argument I have both made in my former days as a secularist, and continue to encounter today. The Vatican should sell all it's riches and give it to the poor if it wants to imitate Jesus. Why do local parishes have to collect Church funds from us peasants to pay the bills? Why … Continue reading Reasons Why The Vatican Should Hold Onto Its Treasure