Archive For January, 2011

I Changed Churches This Last November

After about 12-13 years of going to Grace Community Church in Arlington, TX, we felt like God was leading us to move on. Now, I realize that this is not really a HUGE deal and that people do this all the time, but, after a dozen years, it makes it harder to pull the trigger on that kind of a decision. I actually felt like 3 years ago that God…

Selling To Make More Money

One of the things I learned a long time ago when I first read “Rich Dad Poor Dad” by Robert Kiyosaki is that you need to buy assets.  An asset, according to the book is something that PUTS money in your pocket. For example, you could buy a rental house that gives you rental income on a monthly basis. You could buy a website (virtual real estate) that generates a…

Finally Upgrading To Windows 7

I am finally upgrading my desktop computer and my wife’s laptop computer to Windows 7.  I have been stuck on Windows Vista now for 3 years. Through all of the crashes, sudden shut down of certain programs, and just being awkward and slow, it is finally time to move on. It started when our 2nd laptop, just an old Dell computer we have had forever, finally broke. I had revived…

Afraid of Change – Part 2

My last post was about being afraid to make a change in your life… about being imprisoned in a life based upon a series of choices (which you have made) that has you afraid to leave the comfort of your prison and thus, the deterioration of your dreams. I got to thinking more about that last night as I was out walking. I want to be clear that I am…

Afraid of Change

I speak to people now and then who talk about all these dreams they have, how they would like to run their own business, take more vacations, retire early, travel, move into a bigger home, take 3 months and go on a mission trip, etc. – but it all ends up being empty talk. When I speak to them again 6 months, 1 year, 3 years later, they are still…