Gary Keesee's blog
I want to share with you an excerpt from a newsletter I received.
Debt can paint a false image of success. Using credit, almost anyone can look as if they are prosperous…for a season. Debt will allow them to buy things they could not otherwise afford. Eventually, though, the truth will come out as the bills come in and have to be paid.
Most people derive their self-esteem from the things they have accumulated and their position on the corporate ladder. As a follower of Christ, our goals and ambitions must be established in the correct priority if we are to have good success. I have been in many homes where the budget is stretched extremely tight, but a brand new car with a $500 payment is sitting in the driveway. Why would a family do such a thing? The reason? Their priorities are out of order and ...
For the last twenty years, I have successfully operated several companies. Early on I realized that God will give us direction and favor in this life, but we must do our part.
Being self-employed has its ups and its downs, but I have found a way to ensure more up than down. It’s called the ninety-day cycle. We’ve discovered that you can do just about anything for ninety days. However, during the process you must realize that distractions, emotions, and even success are your future’s enemies. Success can become an enemy in the sense that, once you achieve it, it may cause you to want to relax and enjoy a break that can sabotage your progress.
Should you have a credit card?
A Quick Review of Innocent Spouse Provisions There are three separate avenues of relief potentially available under code section 6015. Taken together, these are known as the innocent spouse rules. I briefly address each of them here.
We believe that the entire Bible, from Genesis chapter one to Revelation chapter twenty-two, is the story of violent conflict between two unalterably opposed Kingdoms. One is ruled over by our Lord Jesus Christ; the other by His adversary and enemy—the devil. Every detail of your life falls within the function and operation of those two Kingdoms. There are no exceptions. Every choice you make increases one Kingdom in your life at the expense of the other.
Everyone wants to get ahead. But sometimes it can seem like there are so many roadblocks in our way. I’ve talked to many people who get discouraged in the pursuit of their destiny and the dreams God has placed within them. One person said to me, “It just seems I am working harder than ever, but my goals still seem as far away as they were last year.”