Monthly Archives: January 2012

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Make lent 2012 time for a consumer detox

I want to flag up a resource for you that I think will be profoundly helpful to all of us who are recovering consumers. My friend Mark Powley has put a programme together for individuals and small groups to use during Lent this year. Here

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Miscellaneous: 7 links

It was quite cold this week; -6 at one point. No snow yet. Anyhoo, here are seven links to feed the mind through the weekend. There’s a new year resolution type feel to these links. First up is Tim Challies links on how to keep

"There is no male or female"

So says Galatians 3:28, a verse that is often the battleground within evangelicalism about gender roles. However while evangelicals debate what scripture permits or forbids women to do within the church, outside the sacred walls a whole different debate is heating up. To get a

10 myths about simple living

Jeremy at Make Wealth History has a great post about ten myths about simple living which you should read. His ten myths are: Simple living is about retreat, and withdrawing from the world Simple living is about self denial Simple living is about rural pastoralism Simple

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Miscellaneous: 7 links

Welcome to the first set of links for 2012. As usual eclectic in every way and in no particular order The debt crisis looks set to be news for the entire coming year. This infographic illustrates some of the problem My friend Jeremy lists his

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How much do you need to be rich?

Are you rich? If you answered ‘no’, how much money and assets would you need to consider yourself rich? Mint conducted a survey of Americans and found the following. The thought provoking element is if you add up the percentages from $1 million upwards. That

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Top referrers and referred

Blogging is a web thing and by that I don’t just mean the internet. It’s the connections inbound and outbound that keep a blog alive and dynamic. I post a lot of links on this blog and here are ten of my most popular but

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My top posts of 2011

So 2011 has been and gone, and here are the highlights on this blog according to my mish-mash of web stats. Overall it was a busier year than 2010 with nearly 28,000 visitors, up from 18000. Sounds a lot to me but not really, just