Money and Power

BY: SusanD

MoneyandPower

Make or take a loan from a family member and watch your relationship change. Money and power go together. Too often money is used to control people and to influence outcomes.

Perry is a smart man I admire. He shared his secret to success. Perry will never make a personal loan. What he does is, give a gift. Loaning money to a loved one requires a difficult commitment. The money needs to be spent in a certain way and repaid in a specified time period. There’s almost always disappointment.

Here’s some tips from Perry about financial gift-giving:

1.    Consider your own budget and disregard the amount requested
2.    Recognize the true ownership of the problem, and resist the urge to “rescue” somebody else
3.    Let the recipient know this is a one-time gift, do not give more in the future

A gift serves a different purpose than a loan. It’s a gift of freedom. By giving away an amount you can afford to part with, you’re saying, “I believe in you, I trust you.” Lender and borrower both win. Honor your family with strategic generosity and you’ll find just the right balance of power over money.

Tail End of Hope

I cannot see the light
at the end anymore.
All I can see are the months
stretched out before me,
each one representing
a new set of bills I cannot pay.
I see no way out.
All I see is deeper debt,
deeper failure.
I would love for You to guide me out of this.
I am asking to be rescued.
I am asking to see results.

If this is not something You can give me right now,
please teach me patience.
Grant me the faith to hope for better times
and to believe in a worthwhile lesson learned.

Open my eyes to the many blessings that surround me now,
the blessings that I do not have the strength
or energy to search for myself.

And above all,
please show me Yourself,
so that in moments of greatest self-doubt,
I can find my way into your waiting arms
where I can understand that I am not in this alone.

"DO YOU THINK MONEY GIVES PEOPLE POWER OVER OTHERS?"

Visit Prayables.com


Prayables Features
Because You Are
Because You Are
Right where I am is where I should be.In the center of Your will,the perfect place to rest and dream,Undisturbed.When I n
Substitute Gatekeeper
Substitute Gatekeeper
After a long illness, a woman died and arrived at the Gates of Heaven. Saint Peter came by and the woman said to him "This


Prayables Blog

Spiritually Healthy

posted by Prayables | Thursday, March 27, 2014

Spiritually Health Get rid of what enslaves you. Find spiritual health and well-being by discovering personal freedom. Don't be defeated by your life circumstances. Here's how to change your life for good. Inspired by Rabbi Karyn Kedar's new book, "Omer: A Counting" Written by Susan Diamond, ...

read more »





Previous Posts: You Can Have A Better Marriage | Living Life Outside the Box


Today's Spiritual Quote
Today's Spiritual Quote
The face of an angel is the face of God. With the angels in our consciousness our faces show love, understanding, and caring--the only way to radiate true beauty. end quote
-Terry Lynn Taylor,
“Angel Days”
more quotes

Advertisement

Our Free Newsletter Prayables
click here to see all of our uplifting newsletters »

 

Advertisement

DiggDeliciousNewsvineRedditStumbleTechnoratiFacebook