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Nearly Half of Americans Saving Virtually Nothing

About half of Americans are saving no more than 5% of their incomes, according to a new Bankrate.com report. Roughly one in five (18%) are saving nothing at all, plus 28% who are saving something, but not more than 5%. 390 more words

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You'll never guess where I found this life-altering piece of productivity advice!

You know, you read all these articles on the internet, and most of them are total SEO crap: silly wikihow articles churned out for $15 a post in order to get some ad-money by perching on top of a search result for a term like “How do I stop procrastinating.” 463 more words

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He's wild, you know. Not like a tame lion

C.S. Lewis describes Aslan in those terms to Lucy in one of his Narnia chronicles, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

The concept of a three personal God is very precious to me.   374 more words

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Faith comes by hearing the Word of God (Part 2)

I was sharing my last blog with my family the other night and my eldest daughter (14) challenged me to sum it up in one sentence.   662 more words

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Faith comes by hearing the Word of God (Part 1)

A couple of blogs back I wrote about the conflation there is in our terminology when referring to the Word of God.  Jesus Christ is the Spirit behind the words, the Power in them and the Way, the Truth and the Life of them.   515 more words

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Biblical Rejoicing

“Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials” (James 1:2)

Biblical rejoicing has nothing to do with being happy or experiencing pleasure and everything to do with faith. 293 more words

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How the Support for Children (Impact of Parental Imprisonment) Bill could help enhance the rights of children with a parent in prison.

By Nicki Wray, Barnardo’s Scotland

Barnardo’s Scotland knows from our direct work with families that children affected by parental imprisonment are an extremely vulnerable group who often suffer in silence, unseen and unheard by statutory agencies. 1,079 more words

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