5) APPRECIATE AND ENJOY MONEY
Most people who are on a strict budget, or who are in debt and feel they need more money than they have, spend whatever money they do have with fear and misgiving.
In other words, they do not enjoy handling money, looking at money, or spending money because they feel the lack of what they don’t have and that fills them with pain and fear.
Since they do not feel appreciation or enjoy money as they handle and use it, but feel fear and lack, they give God the message that money makes them miserable, and they do not want more. God, therefore, complies. [Read more →]
July 1, 2009 1 Comment
3) FORGIVE THE RICH FOR BEING RICH
How does this image of a mansion-sized dog house on the lawn of a real mansion make you feel?
I hope you think it’s kind of fun, because we start to create lack for ourselves when we hold resentments against those who have more money than we do.
We also create put a cap on how much money we can have when the idea of “having more than our share” (whatever that is) embarrasses us.
When we hold critical judgments about how much money is “too much” for one person to have, they influence every decision we make. [Read more →]
June 23, 2009 No Comments
This is the 2nd of 7 posts on how to change your relationship with money.
As indicated in post #1, when having money troubles, you must recognize that those problems are the result of your embedded attitudes and beliefs about money, many of which are likely to be subconscious. The good news is that, once you realize you have them, you can take the next step. [Read more →]
June 21, 2009 No Comments
If money is more of a foe than a friend, then it’s time to look inside to see if you fear money, or see it as a fickle and elusive enemy instead of as a friend.
Why? Because you have a relationship with money. And if that relationship is filled with distrust, there is bound to be betrayal and abandonment that translates into job loss, pension loss, home loss, increased interest rates on your credit card, or some other financial crisis. [Read more →]
June 14, 2009 14 Comments