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tn jermeydogood-coverOf all the problems in the world, you would think a disease that affects 0.002% of the population would receive relatively little attention. And yet, thanks to the latest social media craze, more than 3 million people worldwide donated more than $100 million in August alone to a charitable organization that funds research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative condition also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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tn rickyblog-1I’ve walked out of my house at least once a day for the last nine years.  Proud to be a homeowner.  Proud that every brick that lay upon that concrete foundation bore my name.  On this particular day however, the responsibilities of homeownership overlapped with the critical nature of human existence.

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tn eyes wide open t ntThis evening I went into my Pocket and read the article "20 Things the Poor Really Do Every Day" on Ben Irwin's blog.  It was written in response to an article on Dave Ramsey's blog - "20 Things the Rich Do Every Day".  I loved Mr. Irwin's article.  I should let you know up front that I'm a graduate - twice - of Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University.  I now teach a small group when we offer the class here at Metro.  We practice several of his recommendations at home.  I am an accountability partner for at least two friends. I, for the most part, agree with what he says.  But I was disappointed by the what-the-rich-do article.  Especially this line that Mr. Ramsey used in the comments that he appended to the list after, apparently, all hell broke loose when the blog was first published:  This list simply says your choices cause results. You reap what you sow.

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