Sense and Centsibility
A lot of people want to help out someone in their lives. They see someone they care about struggling financially and want to lend a helping hand. Compassion is an admirable quality, but when you co-sign for a loan, youre putting your financial well being at risk. Even if its your son, daughter, girlfriend, boyfriend, or cousin; more often than not, its a bad idea to co-sign for a loan.
July 17, 2014 - 1:10pm
Thoughts on Faith
I once, again, find myself in a conundrum. I am a pastor of a small congregation of people who seek to come together in authenticity and intimacy creating a community where a voice of inclusion, justice, and hope is heard, but I am not trained in great systems of nonviolence or conflict resolution. Rather I am a child of the streets, a place where unrest is sometimes the only way to be heard.
May 11, 2014 - 9:46pm
Time at the Table
The holidays have become an endless marketing ploy to increase sales: GreyThursday, BlackFriday, Small BusinessSaturday, CyberMondayand now Giving Tuesday. While we all have our own ideas on what works or does not work for us, today is the day to give back and what a better way than with a gift option as well.
Our GivingTuesdayoption is a seasonal cookbook that also includes an ...
December 03, 2013 - 1:50pm
While this blog was originally intended to reassure my family and friends that I was indeed surviving the arctic tundra of Fargo, what it turned in to was a way for me to truly experience and enjoy the place I hadmoved to. In the beginning, I simply wrote about what I noticed around me. The food, the weather, the language and accents, etc. Eventually however, this blog inspi...
July 11, 2013 - 10:56am
Something incredible happened to a Muslim in Mecca, and he wanted to tell everyone about it. But when this man started talking about how he had seen Jesus Christ, he was thrown in jail, and then into a pool of rats. And thats when his story became even more amazing.
This story comes from Reuben David, a former journalism professor who has three masters degrees and now teaches and speaks in Ind...
November 14, 2012 - 2:46pm