I recently got a question from a reader asking for more stories and information on those who start their journey to debt freedom later in life. Ruth and I can both testify that it seems very overwhelming – and sometimes useless – to bother trying to pay off your debt when you’re in your later […]
As I sit by in another country – able only to offer prayer and support – watching my dear friend and biz partner Ruth transitioning her beloved mother to a senior home, I can’t help but think what a relief it must be that they don’t have to worry about money at a time like […]
Treasure the elderly in your life Treasure the elderly in your life. Decline can set in so suddenly. Last week, I wrote about my 92-year-old mother’s decision to move into a retirement home. “She’ll know when it’s time,” we children had said. No kidding. This past Sunday, she was rushed to the hospital in an […]
So many people don’t bother pursuing debt freedom because it seems like such an absolutely impossible achievement. If this is you, you might need to take a lesson in perseverance from Jim Carrey’s character in the movie classic Dumb and Dumber.
My dad: facing the end I remember receiving the phone call from my dad in 2004. Test results had come in, and the cancer that we all believed to have been surgically removed once and for all had actually spread. It was a wretched call. In the two and a half years that followed, Dad was […]
See that guy in the picture? It’s obvious that he has trained himself to be able to lift that crazy amount of weight. It’s also obvious by the look on his face that it takes some serious effort for him to be able to lift it. As a former bodybuilder, I can identify. Weightlifting is […]
DH = Dear Husband Our plan to buy cross-country ski gear In November, DH asked me what I thought about the idea of buying two sets of cross-country skis this winter. I was all over it! I used to love cross-country skiing with my dad in my late teens and early twenties. Winter never appeared […]