Tag Archives: Unemployment

Civil Political Discourse

I am not a young thing anymore nor am I naive. I have lived long enough to have seen dirty tricks in politics, in government and in political life in America. That being said, I do not remember a more … Continue reading

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Nashville and Risk Taking

Four more days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and then my last day of work at my present place of employment on Thursday.   I find it rather darkly humorous that the song running through my head for the past ten days is … Continue reading

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Life in a Parenthesis

We have all kinds of projects to pursue, engagingly articulated and brilliantly planned between us, which all seem relegated to some distance day that, at my worst, I fear will never come. Although we keep working the plan, the ball … Continue reading

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Are You out of Debt Yet?

The question has been raised, and the answer is, in truth, quite simple. No! Not even close! I lost my full-time job on January 5, 2009. The intervening seven years have been very good years in many ways. They have … Continue reading

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Debt and Life

After writing about the Love of Money, talking about debt seems natural. Having a debt load hanging over you is not good. It isn’t good because of what it does to you; it isn’t good because of what it keeps … Continue reading

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The Love of Money

It is often said that money is the root of all evil . . . But that is misquoted. Money is inanimate. It has no power of its own. Power comes from the people who wield it. They use it … Continue reading

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Honest Labor

For those of you who follow my blog, perhaps you will have noticed that my last post was many weeks ago in November. I have been busy! Prayers were answered and much to the relief of all concerned, I finally … Continue reading

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The Face of Genteel Poverty

Poverty has many faces. While there are some individuals and families who have been shielded from much of the devastation of this economy there are many who have seen their lives turned upside down financially. Talking about this is difficult … Continue reading

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