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May 2009 Archives

Years ago, I had a client who was in her 70’s who was widowed and had grown up during the depression. I just loved her…she lived very simply and frugally, yet was one of the happiest, most contented people I […]

When we are challenged, personally and financially, it can be difficult to stay centered, calm and positively proactive. Yet, if we can’t make these necessary adjustments, our lives can begin to spiral into a downward cycle of negativity and defeat. […]

Prayer for the Chalice Beloved, to Thee I raise my whole being, a vessel emptied of self. Accept, O Lord, this my emptiness, and so fill me with Thy Self — Thy Light, Thy Love, Thy Life — that these […]

Wow…the news just came in that President Barack Obama has nominated Judge Sonia Sotomayor for appointment to the Supreme Court. Perhaps the tides are beginning to turn again and there is hope once more for greater equality and justice in […]

This week I am responding to our reader Chris Leiss, who is asking for support around his marriage which has been greatly impacted by financial stress. This is his request: “I have been married for 24 years and am still […]

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives develop.  ~ Michael PritchardDid you know that scientists have now proven that our thoughts are real? It’s true. Our thoughts not only do matter…they are matter. Everyday, whether we realize it or not, […]

Using personal relationships as a model, think about what kind of money relationship you are seeking. If you were to place a personals ad in the newspaper seeking a partner, you would want to have a pretty clear idea of […]

I have often seen people retreat into fear or anger at the mere suggestion that perhaps they had issues with money they might want to examine. Everyone feels vulnerable when it comes to money. That we are fearful or get […]

Every Wednesday I will be posting a special Financial Blessing. If you have one you’d like to share, please send it to me as I will occasionally post prayers and blessings received from our readers. This one was written by […]

A few days ago I wrote a blog about End-of-Life-Planning. It occurred to me that there’s more I’d like to share with you on that subject based upon my personal experience. My father died very suddenly at the age of […]