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Those successful people

  Those successful, accomplished and wealthy people you know don’t necessarily have more qualities or talents than you, but they all have something in common: they dared to believe. They didn’t dwell in the shadows of hesitation. They didn’t ask why or how; they didn’t come up with excuses. They just went ahead, head first. […]

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Money is NOT synonymous with a happy marriage

  In the past, men used to think that bringing money home and putting food on the table were enough to make them great husbands. In many cases, the result of that was that their wives felt excluded, diminished and seen only as mothers and housewives. Nowadays, many women, in pursuit of financial independence and […]

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What does it mean to have a mindset for excellence?

  Having a mindset for excellence means to decide to be the best and to do what it takes to honor this decision. Therefore, excellence is something intentional. It is not born with you, but it is not something out of reach. You can chose whether to have it or not — it’s up to […]

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I want to grow, but no one gives me an opportunity

  People who hold mediocre or small job positions usually complain there’s no space for growth in the company or no opportunity for them to occupy higher positions. More often than not, this is a wrong idea. Yes, it is true that in any firm or institution nepotism, politics and corruption may occur. But that […]

Thought #35 — Anticipating, defining, solving

Part of the series “40 Thoughts of Jesus.” View all previous here, but first learn how the purpose works here. Where shall we buy bread, that these may eat? John 6.5 Jesus had gone up on a hill with His disciples. Before long, He looked up and saw in the distance a great multitude coming […]

Thought #29 – The poor Bill Gates

Part of the series “40 Thoughts of Jesus.” View all previous here, but first learn how the purpose works here.   For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul? Mark 8.36,37 Currently, the world’s wealthiest man […]

Thought #28 — Only for those who want to be rich

Part of the series “40 Thoughts of Jesus.” View all previous here, but first learn how the purpose works here.   For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Luke 12.34 Since childhood, we learn to rely on people, knowledge and riches. At first, we are totally dependent on the first people […]

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The conversion of the wallet

  It’s said that, Martin Luther, the man who began the Protestant movement, stressed these three types of conversions: conversion of the head, conversion of the heart, and conversion of the wallet. I agree with him. But I would sum up all of this by saying that only one conversion is real: the wallet’s conversion. […]

How to create a family budget

   (Link to the spreadsheet at the end of this article) In a relationship, the misunderstandings and stress that money matters bring can cause conflict. That is why creating a monthly family budget is a very useful tool. It helps to control the history of your spending, as well as analyzing how you use your […]

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When money speaks louder than God

  Thus says the Lord concerning the prophets Who make my people stray; Who chant “Peace” While they chew with their teeth, But who prepare war against him Who puts nothing into their mouths: (Micah 3:5) From the time of Micah, these “prophets” only had one interest: money. That’s why their messages were preached in […]