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The Tragedy of Lebanon's Currency Devaluation
"All right Friends, well, if you have been on Bitcoin Twitter this week, you've probably seen some tweet like this hyper viral message from Leia halpern. She writes, Lebanon Central Bank has announced it will devalue its currency by 90% as of tomorrow. Imagine waking up one day in your life savings are gone. Absolutely criminal. Now on the surface this is a totally understandable take, but in many ways what happened this week was not the trigger event, but instead. The culmination of years of monetary and economic horror for the people of Lebanon, so today we're going to try to give all that a bit more context and this is a story I've been following almost as long as this podcast has been around. In April 2020, I released an episode called when currencies fail, a primer on the crisis in Lebanon. At that time, part of why Lebanon had exploded into consciousness for the citizens of Bitcoin Twitter were provocative headlines saying that Bitcoin was trading at 15,000 U.S. dollars per Bitcoin in Lebanon. That was more than twice the $7000 price it had in U.S. markets. Now when one poked and prodded, this was the classic issue of the difference between the official and the black market exchange rate. In other words, Bitcoin wasn't trading at a 200% premium. The black market for Lebanese lira, which are also known as Lebanese pounds, instead valued the pound at only 50% of what the official exchange rate did. Thus the two X premium if you priced Bitcoin in the official exchange rate.
Pope encourages South Sudanese, will raise plight of women
"On a visit to the world's youngest country, Pope Francis spent his first full day in South Sudan, where he encouraged clergy to focus on serving the people. Excited crowds cheered as the paper arrived that sensor as cathedral in Juba, the pontiff held a meeting inside the cathedral with South Sudanese priests and nuns in which he urged them not to join religious life for social prestige, but to serve their flocks by accompanying them. South Sudan is a country beset by conflict poverty and humanitarian crises, worshipper Paul told the AP he hoped the Pope's visit will make a difference. We hope that peace in this country. Yes, we need peace. The country is bleeding daily. South Sudan gained independence from the majority Muslim Sudan in 2011, but has been beset by Civil War and conflicts. I'm Karen Chammas
Scripture and Tradition
"Mark chapter 7 verse 8 you leave the commandment of God and hold to the tradition of men. This is a sting indictment from Jesus and Mark shepherd 7 as he's speaking to pharisees and scribes who've come to Jerusalem and those pharisees and scribes, these religious leaders were known for watch this strict adherence to traditions that they and those who had gone before them had developed and right before this verse when Jesus says you lead the commandment of God and hold to the tradition of men, Jesus says to them, Isaiah talked about you hypocrites. When he said this people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me and their worship me in vain because they teach as doctrines, the commandments of men. I just want to encourage us to think in our lives today. What traditions do we hold to? What commandments do we follow that don't actually come from God, but they're just things we do because we and those who have gone before us have decided, we should do these things. It's a helpful and humbling exercise to ask and answer that question.
America Is NOT a Racist Country
"There's a whole bunch of stuff I want to talk about, but first I want to address this issue of racism in America. I want to beat it into the heads of anybody who's listening that America is not a racist country. Let me just tell you and explain to you an exposed for you the hypocrisy that these people are bestowing upon the people to push a fake narrative of racism in America. If America and MSA of America was racist, but let me just say this. I'm gonna throw some terms out there. And I almost need to make this like a game show. Imagine if a white person said this, that should be the game show. Imagine if it was a white person. Now, you can see on television they say, Black Lives Matter, black lives matter. And I want to go to an HBCU. I don't feel comfortable going to a white university. I want to go to a black university. You know, I feel safer around black people. All these things that black people say, right? Now imagine if a white person said it, imagine if white people were going down the street yelling white lives matter, white lives matter, and they had pumping and fits in the air saying white power, a white power, what do you think is going to happen?
What I Learned From My Father With Steve Bannon
"About stoicism. But when you think of your late father now, what kinds of specific things you say, oh my gosh, now I understand, and I'm grateful for that. I think it's a Hindu term. I always refer back to called Dharma, which is really your duty in your station in life. What your purpose is, what your task, your purpose, your duty, is kind of a complicated term. And it's just, it's the little guy. It's a stoic householder. It's the thing that our civilization has always been built. Edmund Burke called it the little platoons of the average person. You know, in one regard, he was completely average person and another regard he was an extraordinary person. But in his extraordinary Ness was in a modern age, everything was sacrificed for the family. Everything was sacrificed for his wife, everything was sacrificed for his children. And that was his Dharma, right? That was his task as purpose as duty. And he fully saw that through to the end. And that's why I tell people, I said, when you see those little things, you look button, you reflect back over your life. When you reflect back over, it's those very small moments you have with your family with your father or your mother. That are the ones that you realize in the many years since you look back and you go, those are the most important moments. Those are the things I really learned something. That was a teaching moment
The Essence of Manhood With Stephen K. Bannon
"Let's talk about what it means to you to be a man. What is the essence of manhood? You've served this nation honorably in uniform. Here we have a picture of the naval officer Steve Bannon. You come from a good Irish Catholic family from Richmond, Virginia. I believe your dad was alignment. What is your definition? What are the non negotiables of being a man? I just think it's do your duty. You know, one thing I tell people about, I talk to a lot of young people about going into the military and because I say it's the best thing you'd ever do to serve your country. I know more, I know so many wealthy individuals in their 40s, 50s or 60s have really made in life and every time I talk to them, the one thing if they didn't do it was go and serve their country in that time period of your 20s when you have the opportunity to do it. So I talk to people. And when I talk to people, I say, look, the military is not an example. It's not Rambo, right? Rambo is a complete cartoon version of the military. The military, if you want to see the military, go watch 12 o'clock high. You know, a watch they were expendable with John Wayne and Robert Montgomery about taking off at a cricket door. These are individuals who are very quiet, very steadfast, very stoic, but understand what first principles are. And are prepared to make a stand and prepare to sacrifice whether that sacrifice is all the way up to their own life or their career or anything else. And that to me is very fortunate to have a father lived a hundred. He was just a blue collar working guy, but it's just that stoicism. And everything that goes with it. And so when you point to people, I say, if you want to see the version of that, you've got the William holdens. In bridge and the river quiet, you've got Gregory Peck in 12 o'clock high. These are examples that I always point out of people that are what I think is the real essence of masculinity. You don't have to be the tough guy walking into the bar like Rambo,
Is Manhood Under Assault? Steve Bannon Shares His Thoughts
"Masculinity is manhood under assault in western civilization. Well, there's no doubt the father of the Catholic Church is teaching now to go basically against the father, whether it's the liberal, the progressive part of the Catholic Church, all civilization is focused on getting the father out of people's lives and we've seen this the results of that in young boys in the crisis we have and it's difficult. It's difficult to raise boys in this modern world. And you've seen the focus on taking men out of boys lives and I also think that there's on the reverse, I think there is a cartoonish what Hollywood and the left have put up is a cartoonist cartoonish version of manhood, kind of the superhero comic book Rambo type of manhood, which is not to me what masculinity is not, right? It's a much more complicated and you know it when you see it, but I think they put in a version that also takes these young boys that are essentially fatherless and let them look up to an ideal that truly not not real and not productive and not healthy.
Dennis and a Caller Debate the Issue of Divorce
"Hi, Dennis. You know, I love it, respect you. I've been listening for over 20 years, but I really had a problem with your low view of marriage in that last hour. Wow, that's not fair. I have a well, I have at least as high of you as anyone living. But I made a comment that I believed divorce is important because if you think that no matter how you treat your spouse, they will never leave you, you might not act as well. So I totally got that. And I hope you do have an hour on it someday, but I believe that at somewhat word rape. And the Christian church, the relationship is to be a reflection of Christ in his church who laid down his life for her secondarily. My vow is not first and foremost to my wife. It's before God. And I make that vow for better or for worse. My wife has been sick, had been sick while for the most part of 11 years. She underperformed, should I have fired her dentist? No, well, first of all, I salute you and secondly, I said no matter how they treat you. And the adverse treatment, so to speak of you, was not in any way done volitionally by your wife. So I don't think anybody forgive me. I just want to say, I don't think anybody hearing me say no matter how your spouse treats you, thinks that I'm referring to a spouse who was been incapacitated by illness.
Do You Live Through Your Children?
"All right, everybody. Welcome to the penis shower I'm Dennis prager and today's subject. Is the number of people who are happy through their children. And that's a, that's a mistake. That's the subject, you can't live through your children. It's not fair to them, and it's not good for you. Since I mentioned my parents, I will note, you can start calling them, by the way. When they prager 7 7 6. I will note that I said at the time my parents lived my mother died at 89, my dad at 96. And I frequently noted how lucky I was that they were independently happy. That they daily happiness derived from the other. And from whatever else brought them happiness in their lives for my mother, many friends, and for my father scouring the Internet for interesting articles and the like. He became very much attached to it. I was the one who begged them to get a computer, I was the one who begged them to get it because I wanted him to write his autobiography. And he writes in it, thank you to my son, Dennis for persuading me over the course of years to finally write this down.
30+ ASU Faculty Members Label Dennis an All-Purpose “Hater”
"Know the only thing that really bothers me. I'm not bothered when I'm attacked. I'm only bothered when I misquoted. But I am. I'm not bothered by that. I'm bothered by the low moral and intellectual level. Of these 35 professors at Arizona state university, I can't wait till Wednesday night. I'm thinking of reading all of the 35 names. And saying there are disgrace to the academic profession. There was a time in American history where professor, when you heard the word, you assumed some level of intellectual honesty. And every left wing professor is a liar. Not every liberal one. They're all cowards. Because liberals say nothing or support the left, but they're not on the same moral level as the leftists. One day, maybe not in my lifetime, people will understand what the left is done. Generally speaking, people are much more capable of acknowledging evil after it happens than while it happens. It's really, it's an ode to human cowardice. The trick in life is to acknowledge evil while it is happening, not once it's over, and they've lost. Okay, so let's see here. They don't want us to come. Charlie Kirk and I purveyors of hate who have publicly attacked women, people of color, the LGBT community, as well as the institutions of our democracy, including our public institutions of higher education. Well, the last is really true. I have, in fact, attacked our institutions of higher education
Dave Letterman and the Left's Lack of Gratitude
"Wonder how many college students heard of Dave Letterman. Anyway, Dave Letterman was a very, very, very popular nighttime host. On CBS, I think he didn't begin at CBS, but he was at CBS for much of his career. Started at NBC. He was the remember in the beginning he would throw a bowling ball from many stories up. Do you remember that at all? Yeah, a watermelons, yeah, exactly. Well, I saw an interview that he conducted. It was on in the 1980s. It was on YouTube. He was obviously very young. And it was, it was an nostalgia inducing interview. I was never a big fan of his, but it doesn't matter. The lack of anger. If there's one trait that distinguishes the left, it is anger because of a bigger trait that distinguishes the left. Being ingratitude, ingratitude produces anger. And cynicism and all of the darkness with which we see which we see in the society, you must have people in your life who bring lightness. In the sense that, to be around them, is to have a feeling of gratitude, the difference a difference may be the difference in my own life. I have such people. And I try to be such a person in others life.
The Iranian Terrorist Caught Having Crossed the Mexican Border
"W and I are here for our Friday roundup of the week. We usually chat in the morning over coffee about what we want to talk about and the first topic I have on the list is very interesting is Iranian guy. Showing up at the southern border and apparently being apprehended not by border control but by not by border patrol, but by the Texas Department of Public Safety, the so called DPS. They find this guy with four other illegal immigrants in the trunk of a vehicle. And while they suspected him, they thought he was on the FBI's terrorist screening database. And they checked him out, apparently Department of Homeland Security is now saying, no, he wasn't on the database. But I mean, look at this. You've got, first of all, this is not a guy living in Mexico and he's a hard. He's not Mexican. He's not even he's not even south of South American. So the bigger picture is, oh yeah, you know, he's not the one. Okay, first of all, just the fact that he is an Iranian citizen, going through Mexico should give you pause for concern, no, am I wrong? I mean, I mean, what's his motive, right there, is he just simply a guy looking for a better life. I thought he I thought life was wonderful in Iran during the times of the Iranian revolution. Yeah, but I mean, it's just because this kind of points to the bigger picture. And you know, Eric stackelberg talked about this about the fact that Iran is really getting its sights on all of Central America, South America. So it makes you wonder if these guys are in Mexico already. Who are they?
Zoo Animals Run Amuck in Dallas
"Going on in Dallas with the zo down there? Doug, I don't know what I really, I really don't know what is happening in the Dallas zoo other than there's a conspiracy theory to take it down from the inside. All the animals don't fall in a prison. The annals are taking down the system, man. It's one of the strangest, funniest and also saddest things because a couple probably like, I must have been about a month ago, maybe. A little less. You know, again, now that I'm in Dallas, I try to follow things that are about Dallas and you know, try to learn what's going on. And it just says it was a joking phage that said be careful. There's a there's a clouded leopard probably in your neighborhood. And it just said the Dallas zoo couldn't find a clouded leopard. Now, it happened to be in the zoo still. But it got lost, which means it was released in some way, shape or form. Now, this cat is probably only 30 or 40 pounds. And it's not hurting anybody, even though we all have cats and a 12 pound cat and piss you off just as much as terrifying as a pit bull sometimes. But that's not the point. The point is this thing might missing. And then a little while later, a cage was opened a monkey cage was open. Nothing was taken, but a cage was open. Then a little while later, they find a dead vulture. One that was a rare species, and had unfortunately, I mean, had fortunately kind of brought his species back to life. And then a little while later, two tamarins also, those are monkeys, were stolen from the Dallas zoo. What the hell is going on? They're not ready to report James that they may have arrested two people on that one and they got to get a photo of the guy. They were just walking, I don't know. It's almost like it's almost like they're like, we don't care what you do, Dallas, zoo. What are you gonna do? We took your monkeys. It's such a strange thing. Like, what are you going after the zoo for?
A Prayer for Guidance
"Father. Raise you for sending Jesus to earth to save us. And thank you for your Holy Spirit, who moves throughout our lives and dwells within us. It's difficult to find our way through our days sometimes. Life isn't always clear, fair, or easy. Father, as we seek to be the people you purposed us to be. We pray for a fresh filling of your Holy Spirit today. Come into our lives, minds, and hearts, to direct us in the way of your will God. Help us to face difficult situations with confidence and truth. Teach us how to be assertive. And speak the truth and love. Why? Father in heaven, we often want to know answers to questions which we aren't meant to know the answers to yet. Help us to be patient God. One answers seem to elude us. When healings don't come and the time we want them to on this earth. Help us to understand the things which threaten to shake our faith God. In you and in each other. Continue to teach us, who you are, God, and who we are as your children. Airs to the kingdom. Help us to know what our role is on this earth. We know you have put unique gifts and purposes in all of us, father. Today, we pray for your guidance. Show us the way and lighten our minds to see with your eyes. Upon the stirring of our souls to hear your steady voice. Give us the Supernatural, compassionate confidence. We need to bring glory to you. Through our everyday lives. And Jesus name, we pray. Amen.
California's Reparations Panel Is Pushing to Close 10 Prisons
"Reparations panel is pushing for the state's legislature to close ten prisons. So crime is up and they want ten prisons closed. Because a disproportionate number of the people in the prison are black. Now, you have to understand everything makes sense. Truth is not a left wing value. Therefore, they don't ask do blacks commit a disproportionate number of violent crimes. Because that's a truth question, and it is not a left wing value truth. They just note that that is true, and therefore what do they do? They don't work on, for example, ways to have more black kids grow up with a father figure or father real father in his or her life, especially his. Instead, they close prisons. These are rotten human beings, and people don't want to believe that. They look at a picture of Gavin Newsom and they don't see a rotten human being. They see a handsome man.
Beyonce' leads noms for Sunday's Grammys with 9
"The Grammy Awards will be presented Sunday in Los Angeles. With a preview. Beyoncé has been nominated 8 times for the record of the year Grammy and never won it. Break my soul is nominated this year, Beyoncé leads the Grammy nominations with 9. Performances include tributes to Christine McVie a Fleetwood Mac, Loretta Lynn and takeoff of Migos and an all star celebration of 50 years of hip hop. Singer Kim petras says she's preparing to be in the moment for her performance. I really want to remember it for the rest of my life. I don't know if I'll ever be back. The Grammys will air live on CBS
Why Is It OK for Black People to Simp for the Democrats?
"I want to just wrap up what I was saying about the guy Eddie glowed, I think his name maybe, you know, the gentleman was on the show, you know, telling me, you already talked about black people, but see black people get on TV and talk like that. So why is it okay that black people have a profession at getting on TV in line about black people and simping for the Democrat party? But when I get on here and just tell the truth, people some people get upset. There is no way whatsoever on God's green earth. Should a man with a connected brain stem? Get on television and say Black Lives Matter is the most significant modern movement of our lifetime. You're talking about burning buildings, killing people, the cofounders buying mansions in white neighborhoods. They can't even at least steal the money to buy mansions in the hood somewhere. Or build stuff in the hood. Bill real estate and your real estate portfolio in the hood. Oh no, they can't do that. They got to steal the money from the black man and then go buy stuff in the white neighborhood and swear that they only about black lives. Now, I don't care what you buy your house there, but just don't be a hypocrite while you're doing it.
Unpacking Trump's Inaugural Address With Professor Thomas G. West
"You've already mentioned my former boss president Trump's inauguration address that speech that was lambasted as being far too dark. Let's listen to a little clip of his inauguration address. But for too many of our citizens, a different reality exists. Mothers and children trapped in poverty in our inner cities. Rusted out factories scattered like tombstones across the landscape of our nation. An education system flush with cash, but which leaves our young and beautiful students deprived of all knowledge. And the crime and the gangs and the drugs that have stolen too many lives and robbed our country of so much unrealized potential. This American carnage stops right here and stops right now. This American carnage was that a unfair description of the state of the nation and in the last two years has it gotten worse professor. Yeah, those clip was great. In the sense it reminded me of all the other parts of the campaign signature issues that I didn't mention the benefit of. So one of them was, of course, this out of control immigration that was taking American jobs. One of his top themes in the 2016 campaign, we're going to build a war. We're going to enforce our immigration laws per se. The public knew that wasn't happening. The founding fathers thought immigration is a duty of government to control to control. It's part of the law of nations and the law of nations is enforced by Congress. That's the nation has the right to control its borders beside
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"life" Discussed on Truth For Life Daily Program
"James says, if you're going to face up to the question, you need to face up to what you don't know. You don't know about tomorrow. You need to face up to your frailty, and also you need to face up to the fact that your entirely dependent upon God. You see, in verse 14, it's the contents of tomorrow that we don't know. And in verse 15, it is that we don't know if there's a tomorrow. It's quite a thought, isn't it? Now I don't know if you had this kind of terminology as growing up as children. And when I think back on it, it's amazing that I made my way through life, or I didn't lie in my bed, worried out of my wits. I do remember the prayer. And now I lay me down to sleep. I pray the lord, my soul, to keep. And if I die before I wake, I pray the lord my soul to take. You know, so many things out of my childhood come back to me now that I'm moving to my daughter. But I was thinking about this. When we said good night to one another in our family. This was our important shot. Good night, dad. I will see you in the morning. All spared and well. I will see you in the morning. All spared and well. In other words, I will see you in the morning. If God spares me and grants me health, otherwise, I will not see you in the morning. You don't have to be a genius as a boy growing up. To recognize what you're giving expression to in that kind of terminology. And tonight, contemporary American society resists the question, flees from the challenge that it brings. Chooses not to think about these things at all. And surely the contemporary fascination with health is enlarged measure on account of the fact that contemporary society has no answer to death. I pulled off the Internet all the world's a stage. It's a great quote, isn't it? You remember that? Jacques in as you like it. A dentist love this. I'm going to dedicate this to all dentists because of the way it finishes. But you remember it all the world's a stage and all the men and women are merely players. They have their exits and their entrances and one man in his time plays many parts. His acts being 7 ages, you know, the first instances that we guy and so on, it goes through, you know it. And then he says, and it ends up song teeth without teeth. Without eyes, without taste without everything. Now, that's why in our funeral services here at parkside, I think most of us eventually end up seeing the same thing every time. We say to the people who have gathered, we're here today and there's some things we can't avoid. One is the fact of life's brevity. Two is the fact of death's reality. Three is the fact of judgment certainty. And four is the fact of faith's opportunity. You may be here, and this question has a very personal and a very private touch on your life. Because you've been asking the question, what is your life and getting really rotten answers? And it may be completely unknown to the people around you. It may even be unknown to the people who are nearest and dearest to you. But that you feel yourself to be empty and left out, and there may even be things in your life that discuss you so badly that you hate to wake up in the night and have your conscience accuse you. And frankly, if you're honest, do you think you're pretty worthless? Well, the Bible is full of good news for people who think themselves to be worthless. And the Bible says that man, men and women are the very Pinnacle of God's creation. That God has made us in his image that we are precious in his sight that we possess a dignity that is unknown even by the angels. That image is marred because of man's sin. And that's why you feel the way you feel and that's why people treat you as they treat you, and that's why you treat people as you do. But the good news is this, that the same God that made you has done something for you in Jesus. And he has done something in Jesus so as to put the pieces of your picture back together again. You may have been trying to fix it on the horizontal level if I can bridge the gap with her if I can re-engage with him if I can do this. And those are all useful adventures, but the fact of the matter is the Bible says that first we have to deal with it on the vertical axis between ourselves and the guard who has made us coming and meeting him. Well, how can I meet him? He seems so far away. It's as if his phone is off the hook. Well, the good news is, we don't have to go and find him. He is the one who comes to find us, and he has reached down to us in Jesus. And offers to us forgiveness, dies, to be at our punishment, dies, to white clean our state. Offers us a whole new family, offers us a whole new future. So that we can then ask the question, what is my life? And we can see my life is passing. That is without doubt. But my life is purchase, he purchased it. And my life is powerful. Powerful. The impact of a solitary life. Live for good. And live for God. Only one life. It will soon be passed. And only what's done.
"life" Discussed on Good Life Project
"Lenz on people and compassion and belonging and beyond. So excited to share this conversation with you. I'm Jonathan fields and this is good life project. I know part of your the origin story has you coming out of Berkeley with the PhD in 69. Thinking that you are about to step into one particular path. But emerging from school at a time where the world was oddly experiencing a lot of similar things to today, and everything changed for you in the blink of an eye. I'd love to know more about that moment. Yeah, it did, well, as we all know, the 60s were a time when at least for folks like me, our heroes had been assassinated, important social movements were on the rise of a terrible, terrible, unjust war was waging and the racial reckoning in this country, which goes on forever from the get go was going on big time as well. The cities were burning. And I felt deeply called to use what I had learned about sociology. And social change, not in the classroom, but on the streets of the city. And so I went to Washington, D.C. and became a community organizer, working with a couple of other people to establish what we called the institute for public life. And I spent 5 years doing that work, which is a huge education for me. I had grown up in a very homogeneous point affluent suburb of Chicago. And I had ever so much to learn about justice across racial economic and many other lines, especially in terms of race, the 5 years I spent organizing in D.C. fighting redlining and blockbusting and all of the things that lead to horrible quality of life for so many people, segregated living for everyone, economic decline, residential deterioration. Fighting all these things and learning so much about how often our talk doesn't match our walk. So that was huge. And I burned out at the end of 5 years, basically. I don't want to carry the story on forever at 82, I think I could. But I burned out, I was a pretty thin skinned guy. My skin was getting a little thicker, but organizing took a toll on me. I thought I just needed a sabbatical for a year. I went to a Quaker adult living learning community called pendle hill near Philadelphia, and spent ended up spending not just a sabbatical year or there, but 11 years. I was hired as dean of studies. So in charge of an adult study program that had to do with the inner life and its outward reach in nonviolent social change. And more important than what we were studying was what we were living. It was a life of kind of radical equality, including in terms of salary. Everybody got the same day salary, no matter how many degrees you had or what position you had, and that was a huge learning for me. I mean, I'm white. I'm privileged. I'm male and so you never completely grind away a sense of entitlement, I think, when that's how you're built in this society. But a lot of it got ground away during my 11 years at pental hill as I realized distinctions in terms of power position income and all the external markers of status really mess us up as individuals and as communities. So that, too, was huge learning. And to cut to the chase after 11 years there and 5 years of community organizing, I had taken up writing as a kind of midnight vocation and was able to start working independently around 1985 as a writer and traveling teacher and activist in the fields that I cared most about. So that's the story and I'm sticking to it. I'd love to touch down into a couple of moments along that story. You're 5 years into doing the community organizing and D.C.. And as you shared, that is a type of work where there's a level of toughness and thick skin tones that not everybody has or not everybody has built, especially earlier in life. And then you make this decision. Not to walk away from a lot of your beliefs and values and doing work. But to really profoundly change the way that you're doing it, in moments like that, I'm always curious how you know that it's time to do this because I imagine this wasn't something that just you woke up one day and said, oh, I'm gonna make this change. You know, I would imagine this is something that was brewing over time, but there's I'm always curious what was the inciting incident where a decision gets made that really changes the course of things. Yes. And I'm not sure I can name an incident, but I can certainly name a process. I think most change, personal and social change begins to happen when the pain gets too deep not to recognize it not to acknowledge it. And that was certainly happening to me and thus to my wife and to some extent to our three kids as my work in D.C. went on because whoever you're with intimately and closely and you care about and love is suffering from your suffering. And so I think the most important kind of set of triggering incidents was active imagination. Saying, what would it be like to live in a radically different setting? And for me, the question was fairly precise. As a community organizer, I'm trying to lead people toward something, namely community that I've never really experienced myself. In any depth at any scale. So what would it be like for our family to move to an intentional community of some sort? Where we could actually have a year of deep immersion in a truly communal life. And of course, at the time, late 60s, on end of the 70s, a lot of communal experiments were going on around the country. So we went down to quite any partners in America, Georgia, which was the root system of habitat for humanity. And we spent a week there. A guy named William Irwin Thompson had set up a community called lindisfarne..
"life" Discussed on Life Is Now Podcast
"Do you desire a competitive advantage delivered. Weekly that will help propel you into the next level of yourself or business. Then you've come to the right place. Welcome to the life is now podcast. This podcast is all about inspiring motivating and lifting people spirits. So you can find your new possibility. We show you how to transform your life through the power of authenticity and music. Now here's your host michael crespo. Welcome to the life is now podcast. I'm your host michael crispell. good morning. Good evening good day. Wherever you at all over the world just wanted to wish you a great day. Good morning a great week. An amazing year and i wanted to thank each and every one of you for the new members have joined the podcast community over here at the life is now community welcome. It's been five years. And i'm very grateful thankful to each and every one of you and if it's possible you can share up this podcast on social media. You can tell your friends if you can hop over to apple podcasts. Leave us a written a review. What you think about this podcast rate. This podcast it would help us tremendously in moving forward because here. We believe that if we're are not growing than we are dying. This morning's podcast episode really excited. It's titled life gratitude month and here in the life is now podcast. We show our gratitude. And i just wanted to have a quick conversation with you guys because i am in full gratitude for living. I am in full gratitude for my family or my friends. I in influ gratitude. I i feel like this every day. Not only on thanksgiving. But i don't know if it's me. But i feel like this year has passed by so fast. It has flown by and here. We are halloween. Just finished it's november. It's the gratitude month. It's thanksgiving and we're gonna move into christmas and then we're gonna move into new year's eve and i'm not gonna even go there because it's like you go to these stores and you see christmas decorations already. And we haven't even celebrated like thanksgiving but you know. I'm in full gratitude. Because i am grateful for every day. I'm grateful for living the life that i live and i'm excited i don't know about you. November is a beautiful month to give. Thanks and to show your gratitude to your co-workers to your family to your friends people around you and for me. I believe life is now and i believe this is life gratitude month and i believe that we should constantly live in. Gratitude live being thankful to people every day every week all year round not only on november. But i did want to highlight life gratitude month because i am grateful to all you guys have been on this podcast journey with me We have both learned together. We have both laughs together. We both cried some of you. That i don't see and i am not connected with I'm really for you guys. You guys have shared how this podcast has moved your life in such a way and in a big thank you to jean-marie you know who you are. Jeanne amaury very grateful for your comment for your message and how you say how this podcast of makes you feel great every morning. It's it's a positive inspiration. And i just wanted to tell you. Thank you because you know being on a podcast is a choice that we all get to make. And it's a personal choice you can hop on any podcast any tv show any radio station. But if you're choosing the life is now podcast you've made this choice and it's a personal choice and i don't take it lightly and i just wanna say thank you from the bottom of my heart jeanmarie. Thank you to everyone that has tuned in thank you for everyone that has shared their stories that has shown me how much this podcast has become a tool in your everyday life and as much as this podcast has become a tool for you guys. It has become a tremendous tool for me. Because this is a reflection of who i am and my life and i'm truly grateful truly excited and you know and believe it or not. There are days that we feel like. Maybe we don't wanna get out of bed. There are days that we are angry. They are days that we are upset. Social media toxic people people that are measurable. there's so many things that go on in life but you know i try to stay in a positive mindset. I try to stay in positive actions. I always try my best to stay in gratitude and and be thankful to everything around me because so many people have passed away. I mean i heard yesterday on the radio stations. Ten wins five. Million people have been accounted. Who have passed away due to kobe. And i wish their families well break for them. I pray for each and every one of you. Even if i don't know you don't see you. I still pray. You know because i don't take life lightly. I appreciate the love of my life patricia. Cousy oh i appreciate my daughter. My dog a beautiful my son. Mikey my daughter. Geneva crespo you know everybody that's around us Very grateful to each and every one of you and as i do this episode Sometimes i get emotional. Because because i was that person right. We didn't know whether we would be here tomorrow. I i went through kobe and it.
"life" Discussed on Life Is Now Podcast
"Do you desire a competitive advantage delivered. Weekly that will help propel you into the next level of yourself or business. Then you've come to the right place. Welcome to the life is now podcast. This podcast is all about inspiring motivating and lifting people spirits. So you can find your new possibility. We show you how to transform your life through the power of authenticity and music. Now here's your host. Michael crespo good evening. Good morning. Good day wherever you at all over the world. I wanna thank you for joining me on this episode about life three short. Thank you so much for your feedback. People following this podcast. I am truly grateful in mean so much to me. Please share this podcast. Where your family with your friends and social media and if you can hop over to the i store leave us a written review because we believe that if we're not living than we are dying if we're not growing we are dying and i love you from the bottom of my heart and today's episode is going to be short sweet and to the point it's about life is too short. You know. life is too short. Why not love somebody today. Why not find somebody that you haven't spoken to in a while or that you angry at or that you're upset at why not find that person and have that conversation so far twenty twenty twenty twenty one has been a tremendous tremendous year. We have lost. We have been through so much we have seen people get sick. I was sick You know so much has been happening. You know there's a lot of uncertainty in the world and nothing is ever promised so. Why not be happy and choose to live life for today. Aren't you love somebody at the dmv. And i know you like what. Why don't you love somebody in the train station. Why don't you love a homeless person today. Why don't you do something you've never done before. Life is too short. Why not just make the choice to be happy to be joyful to be spontaneous to just enjoy each and every moment of your life you know. Life is too short. To to hold grudges. Life is too short to be angry at somebody. Life is too short man and you know sometimes we lose people and we don't even get the chance to say how much we love them. How much they meant to us in our lives because we're so caught up in this being angry. Oh being upset for whatever. Our reasons work but think about this. If your loved one with your mom your spouse your husband your lover your your friend. Your coworker if they pass the way tomorrow and you are not in good terms to them. How would you feel. And i know some of you might be thinking. Screw them the hell with them. I'm talking about real people. I'm talking about authentic people. You know who you are. Because you're listening to this podcast make a difference today. Life is really too short. Life is really too sure it can be here. Today can be gone tomorrow. I don't even know if i'm gonna be here tomorrow. No one knows no one knows so why not choose to live life to the best of our ability. Why not do something that makes us feel young. Why not do something that makes us few so happy. Why not choose to work in an environment that you feel like you're not working. Why not love somebody to the best of your ability keep repeating life is too short. Let's let's not. Let's not waste the rest of our lives thinking what could have or should've let's not spend the rest of our lives being in. Hey bean and misery. Being upset holding grudges on people less live life abundantly less live life through faith less live life joyful jumping up and down not having a regret in your life and really appreciating every single moment. No i love the people that hate me. I love the people that love me. I love the people. That can't see me and i love the people that see me for who. I am so love people for who they are. Meet them where they are at in their lives and put anything behind you because at the end of the day. We're we're all gone. None of it is going to match. The money is not going to back. The reason why you are angry at that person's not going to matter be a game changer. Be the bigger person. Tell somebody you love them and apologize for either things. Have you've done wrong or either things that you haven't done wrong because at the end of the day it's all about being in a happy place it's all about being feeding love sold about feeling validated solo about appreciating. The people for who they are. Thank you for listening to this short message because life is too short not to be live. Life is too short not to love. Some life is too short not too few. I love you guys for coming on this. Podcast and listening to this podcast. In two hundred sixty countries. I get to see who downloads. Who listens who shares. And it doesn't go on notice. I see you i love you i appreciate you. Thank you for coming to. The life is now podcast. Please tell a friend about this podcast. Please leave us. Who view i tunes find. Son spotify amazon. Google play wherever you can find your podcast. I really appreciate you. And i see. I see your beautiful. You're amazing that your loving at your fenwick. Just be who you are. Don't be nobody. I love because life is not..
"life" Discussed on Life Transformation Radio
"Others? And that's so you and it's so amazing. And the, even Stanley Stanley of me off, Looks like Stanley Tucci haven't seen him? If you're not watching this on, you know, the video side of it is, it is kind of funny. And I'm, I'm done. Like, hooked on Stanley, Tucci and what he does in Italy and these shows Sal. Super funny. Love him, love him. I was embarrassed. I didn't. I'm like I know that name and then I'm like, I love him. Yeah, I'm just great. So just kind of an inside joke that I am. But I want to, I want to say one thing, and you've mentioned it. Now a couple of times with the three H's. Yeah. All right. And the three h is, is something that I came up with years ago and it's the heart to the head, to the higher self. And I really believe that this is, you know, we talked about like the hidden secret that people think, okay? You know, I've got all the steps I'm going to be able to do this. I can manifest anything. I can, you know, I can have this, you know, lifestyle that I want. I can, I can love love, I love my job. I love love love and it's all dead. Not going to work. Unless you have the Three Ages working, you have to have that connection with the heart, you have to have the connection with your head and I'm not talking about the prefrontal cortex. The stuff that we thinking, daily only 5% of all of your habits come from that frontal thinking brain. Everything else is subconscious, right? That's where you have to really understand what's going on below the surface and then the higher self universal truth, Universal principles that it's not woohoo. It's who knew how powerful this could really be. Yeah, who knew and if you're not leveraging those and you're just being reactive to it or even passive to it, you are missing out on something that is a gift to each and every one of us. Yeah, you talk about the law of attraction, you talk about the law of reflection, you talk about the law of cause and effect. I mean I could go on and on how do you spell Leverage those laws, those truths within your business with in your life, within your relationships and in your intro, you talk about, you know, all of these different areas of your life will win. One of them is not working, quite right? There's a reason. Absolutely, it's going on on the inside of the direct reflection of what you have in your bank account, what you have in your relationship with your business. And you gotta start somewhere and, you know, the easiest thing I can say, is start with the three H's start, their my gosh, if you just start there and you don't do anything else, you will, you'll be amazed you talk about in the intro, you know, prepare to engage right? Relaunch is about engaging. I love relaunch is about the steps to engage, it's so important, you know. Your life is your life because of every decision that you've made, and that's it. That's there's no story to that. That's what happened wage. That's it. So if you don't like your life, the way it is right now then choose to live your life differently. It's it's really that simple. You choose, it is faith, that it's something. How do I get? That won't work for me and it's like, all right, if I were to say, do you have an option? If you were to say point or point B, exactly would choose. Which one you want to go to? Exactly left or right? And you decide right? Right. It's it's yes or no. And that goes back to the law of polarity. Wherever there's one thing happening down, there is the opposite. So if you have something going on in your life, there is the opposite out there that you can also leaned into. You can also log, Absolutely. Go to the point where that's what you actually create by your choice, by your decisions, by your beliefs, by your feelings, your emotions. All of it, I always loved that that that conversation, that talks about, like, you know, you're only as good as the questions that you asked. Yeah. And when you think about that, you can only ask questions that are at your identity level. And what I mean by that is you are, your identity is mapping with your belief system and you will continue to give yourself back the answers that keep you exactly where you are. So if you want to break free, if you want to move from and and by the way, when I say this, I want you to understand that there was a point in my life and exactly what I did. Not. Yeah, I wasn't there, I didn't like wage. Myself. And so for me to hear from some of the Masters in the gurus out there, love your life, love your business, love, love love, I'm Mike, that's BS. I can't even get to the point where I like me, right? And I didn't feel very good about me. So I had the first get to like so that I could get to love. Yeah, it's so important. A big that's you know, that just leaned into town, remember, I mean now with Olympics, it's okay to not be. Okay. Yeah, that's the first step is like it's okay to not like yourself right now. I got it. But yeah, you don't want to stay there or you don't want to stay there. You want to, you want to get to that next place and it's 100% possible. Yeah, as long as you lean into one, that you were even saying and you take responsibility for the next chapter absolute life and it's a blank canvas and it's not the blame your life like.
"life" Discussed on Life Is Now Podcast
"It always reminds me of new year's eve. Mike you're great. Dj need to work on your thinking skills. I don't sing at all people dance. That's it like don't get stuck in your head Just enjoy yourself or if you want to go out and and whether you want to take a lesson yes you want to end so girlfriend. Those hips guy to the movies. Go by yourself. it's okay it's actually a lot of fun. I've done that before and it's cool. You're you get to be a whole different person I mean you're so you right but it's something different. It's a new experience that you're creating and so like it just feels good. Here's the thing when you create like this party for yourself. Weather's once a week or every two weeks. You're resetting your life fisher because you may be overwhelmed. Maybe stressed but just let it go and just live it up because life is a party. Life is now actually these ten minutes. That just went by us talking. We can get them back. So i like enjoy yourself and your enjoy yourself. Enjoy yourself enjoy. Oh my god you guys didn't see what he was. Actually dancing like michael jackson so you guys can do game night with family and friends. You can sign up for a dancing class. Just dance at home and then you can also party by yourself if you are. The life of the party like mike nye. You don't need anything. Remember christina because saying life is a party doesn't necessarily mean people have the party or drink or drink now. They can be in meditation. Which you know a lot about and you can be. You can have your own. Meditating party traveled to brazil in my meditation guys. I mean it's just fine to just be in a trans where you're giving yourself that time and you're sitting down quietly. Nobody bothering you. You not paying attention to your phone. Even if you're alone and you know you're away from or distant from from the outer world outside world you are just literally being you and being within yourself connected to yourself and it feels good. Feels good to whatever it is that you wanna do right. Give yourself that time to do that. That's a party in. Its and this is my opinion. And if you're a believer like we are we believe in jesus christ and that's a party in itself go to church. Rejoice worship love love. Love your yeah euphoria in love. I wish this was the seventies when they used to have the game the dating game on tv. I was amazed. I think they still do. It just looks a little different. It's called the bachelorette and people are doing all different sides of things. It's definitely a lot of partying. So those are the tools we wanna recommend. Hit us up like let me know what you do in your life To party let us know. Let us know communicate with us on facebook on twitter. Send us a message. Life is now podcast. G mail and talking about life is a party twenty eighth. we are having our leadership. Party's leading in motion guys. That's what we'll be doing under. Live friday the twenty eighth. It's going to be amazing. From seven to ten there will be drinks. there will be fundraising. there will be raffle prizes. They will be everything everyone and their mother will be there. You don't wanna miss it. Why would you want to miss this. It's it's another party of the parties another time you get to plug in connect love each other and let's party and let's celebrate. It's going to be friday friday after work less. Just live it up for three hours and just hug each other. Say i s. so on our next podcast guys. We're going to be talking about when you're alone. Are you partying well. If you're not partying what are you doing right. So your conversation. When you're alone we are not ever alone. I hope everybody knows that you're on the michael jackson. It's on it's michael. Tell you we're not by michael. Jackson won a mention to you guys My great friend. Sarah sanford check out checker out both as on facebook. She actually is a coach and she's an amazing Just human being dancer artists. She's got she does it all she really does. And if you want to check her out. She's on facebook. Both as and you know inspiring latino women and so much more and beyond so yeah podcast. Addio some egos.
"life" Discussed on Life Is Now Podcast
"Dedicated to both betas inspired and created by mark and christina. Welcome to life this now. This show is about inspiring impacting motivating and lifting people's spirits and for people who want to reach unlimited possibilities. Today in this podcast series. We are talking about. Life is party so loud left. Get out a party. So star getting loud. Turn it up. Yes domino's what do you mean. You have a definition on google biggest sponsor about our biggest spots. I love him find. something called. life is party now for how about just party. The definition of party. I love this. Because i feel like. I'm not too sure. Mike that people know how to party..
"life" Discussed on One Life Radio Podcast
"Finished last. I mean the younger among younger women. an naive in were any syrian. Women yeah sometimes You know as as you point out the what did you say the the hole or whatever. The the guys who were jerk sometimes went out. And sometimes i've got to get get couldn't friends up in the car and You know mango that. The aggregate and Yeah and so but for long term eighth. I five are much better. They're more cooperative. Gonna they're gonna stick with you. They can And so you know the flashy. Hi dr cryan guys might be a exciting and appealing in the short term but disastrous and long-term think. We lost burn. So you know what. Let let me. Let's go to break are you there. I just got my sound back there. That was scary. I'm so sorry. Dr bus stuff like that just happens in live radio but that's what makes it so exciting. Yeah no worry all right. Yeah i think we're gonna. I'm gonna fix out on the break so we'll go ahead. We'll go to break and we'll pick back up here in a little bit right her. All right everybody stay tuned. You're listening to one life radio..
"life" Discussed on Life Transformation Radio
"We so appreciate it on this show. My guests are amazing. People who are forces for good in the world around them and live a life of birth. Transformation I guess today. Well she does just that today Toby Feldman and I discuss how to transform yourself to reclaim your life health and relationships have yet to learn that pivoting, it is essential part of your life. Discover what makes you uniquely? You and step into your purpose? So you can reclaim your life. This is the show For You, Toby Feldman the resilient AF midlife mama is an eccentric entrepreneur. She's.
"life" Discussed on Life Transformation Radio
"Now, I've got first second-degree burns, he didn't know that was a third degree burn yet. I think I learned later that. Third-degree Burns can develop over time. Yeah, cuz it keeps burning. So. Yeah, I've been, I was at an event where they were doing fire walking over hot coals and they weren't trained to do it off. And I was there and there was twenty-three people that were incredibly burned and I was there and I was working with these people. It was seriously, one of the most traumatic experiences of my life. I and I've been burned not anywhere near what you were burned. And so, yeah, my heart just goes out to you. And the, the terrible thing about Burns is off. And I just burned myself, probably a month ago, all I did was I just barely tapped a hot Skillet. That was that was on the, on the, on the the stove and it kept burning, I'm like I could feel it cooking my skin, you know cuz it kind of got stuck on there for a minute and then it was off and I, you know, so I can only imagine what you're going through. That just gave me the heebie-jeebies cuz it just reminds me, you know? Oh yeah. PTSD kicked in, you're welcome. They asked me right speech, PTSD warmer. Yeah, I just I'm trying to make light of it because I just have tears in my eyes..
"life" Discussed on Life Transformation Radio
"And what she saw for herself was that there's more to life than just having a child. There's life to transform. And I thought, when I heard her being coached it was like I was being coached that in my C and I thought, oh my God, I I transform people's minds. I transform them in terms of sharing their life stories and I'm bigger than my reasons, and my excuses, they're not going to be bigger than my dreams to transfer you to flies. So I went through that. Something about there's something about transformation, there's something about being a catalyst for someone's life to be better. There there is a It's a, it's a feeling that you can't can't describe as as someone who's been on many stages and and wrote a book and and gotten feedback from people that have been impacted by my work up. There is nothing like it. And as you know, I mean it's it's humbling to know that you gave your soul, your heart, your message, and it touched a life. And even if it only ever touches one life more, I knew I did good. Like, when I wrote my book, The live-action, I just said, if it just touches one person's life, I'm happy and touched a lot of people's lives and it's very humbling and, and very, very rewarding like really, really rewarding. And I'm so glad that you could turn that corner and got out of your dark space to. Now, you know, really make a difference in the world and supporting people to share their message. Yeah. Yeah, definitely. I think one of the key things for me it was taken full responsibility for my life when I remember being coached. And someone said, oh, you're responsible for your life and I'm like, no, I'm not. And I was at the mercy of my circumstances and my situation first is no, I'm more than my reasons and excuses. I'm more than circumstances and situations and I can take full responsibility. If I take full responsibility, that I've actually created my life right now..
"life" Discussed on Life Transformation Radio
"Or what have you and there's nothing nothing nothing wrong. Then acquiring how to get some help. Right and the very worst thing I think people can do I always react to this poorly as I say just get over it just pull yourself up by the bootstraps. Look if it was that simple outer done that when I was thirty-two, right? It took a lot of a lot of falling and I'll be honest with you rob. It was like an arterial bleed. It does run tree with band page. In the meantime. I'm bleeding all over my family cuz I'm so focused on what caused me to be this way that I didn't look at something you said earlier. I'm not responsible for the injuries than physical or mental. I am responsible for treating them. I'm responsible being good patient doing with the doctor says doing my physical therapy and in the case of mental illness or mental injuries Armstrong doing my mental therapy as well and everything's I do daily. I pray and I meditate every day if I start my day that way cuz it's it works for me. Absolutely. I you know, I talked about this on probably Every single time I wrote crackled Mike and that's to live in the very present moment. It's the most powerful thing. You can do. It's the most powerful thing to live in a very present moment and just know that they, you know people to just to get over it. Sometimes they can't they just can't and unfortunately if you can that's wonderful. And there are some people because of the injury that's been to their brain and what they've seen or they've been traumatized for. They can't. I do remember this whole time and I say all the time on my podcast on radio show quite often. We can be in the supermarket and at checkout line and the person in front of us. It doesn't matter wage young. They're older they're male or female what their race is. We have no idea what they've been through that person in front of us could be a guardian angel and absolute hero that accomplished phenomenal things our lives and we don't know cuz in the reason why is we're so preoccupied with our own stuff our own self our own family how things affect me off. I think what I think you think of me all this other nonsense that amounts of nothing gets in a way of meeting people that have the secrets that can help me have a phenomenal life. Absolutely. And the other thing is is everyone has a story so, you know, you're driving down the road and someone's driving like a crazy person they cut you off and they're all aggressive and stuff. You never know why they are the way they are. Someone could have just died in their life. They could have just got worried that they're getting a divorce. They could have found out anything and if you look at life in all of this stuff where it's it's if you look at line taking it personally, but it happens. Yeah. Yeah, if you don't if I personally I feel disrespected. I gotta show them. Yeah, and you know what thousand times out of ten, they're not paying any attention to you. They're so focused on whatever is going on in their life. And if you just take a moment and just realize that you know, all the little thing is funny cuz people drive very aggressively in Arizona and I was just driving with my sister and Brenna and there's some crazy people driving and I just don't react to it for a couple of reasons one. Everybody has a story name and number two. I want my life in flow. I don't like friction. So I know that if I go hunt them down or be aggressive because I now want to have my ego based and be right. I'm now involved in their life and I don't want to be involved in their life. I slow down. I let them do whatever they can to do I get away from them because I'm living in my Bliss bubble baby. I wash be happy and I don't need that because a lot could happen. This is Arizona a second amendment, you know steak. There's a lot of people with a lot of guns in Arizona. You just don't know how long you're messing with so you don't do road rage because there's a possibility you could get shot and so it's really powerful if you just reframe that and when people do things even in in public, they took restaurant or whatever and they're just not just bless them and move on life is too short and too precious and you don't need to be right just like let him go. You don't want them in your life. You want to do the quickest package to have them get out of your life. My friends have a saying they tell me this all the time has a big help for me. Do you want to be right or do you want to be happy? Yeah, and sometimes I want both times. I do home when I'm happier when I choose to be happy and not not get into it with someone my wife gets a whole lot smoother and I wind up doing things that I want to do. It's like if I go there with people then I wind up giving up a lot of control my own life and my own emotions and they could be fine five minutes later and I'll be stewing over all night long. So I just don't want to do that choice on wanted to pay. Yeah, let it flow. Let it flow. Let it flow live in your bliss bubble. I mean, there's a lot of stuff that you can control and there's a lot of stuff that you can control and my focus is on the stuffing. I can control my stuff that I'm responsible for the rest of the stuff. I can't control it. I do everything within my power to not let it affect me. Cuz I want to happy for you. I want a happy life. So. Well, John, I really want to thank you for being here today. I just I really love you. I think you're just a great guy. And I'm glad we crossed paths. It's my pleasure Rob and you have clubhouses introduced to meet a lot of people around the world. And you're one of the really good ones now. I just need to get that crime voice over gigs like you get in the church rules job. All right. Well, you can reach John by going to l e t radio show. That's let radio show. Page on Instagram and all the other place. You can also find them on clubhouse. Hopefully, he'll be in the room today at 2 p.m. Pacific Standard time. You always tends to pop in every so often and breakthrough fear motivational podcast mindset. Thanks so much John for being here today. I really really appreciate it. My pleasure. Thanks for having me. Peace everybody. Hey when you reach out to John let him know you listen to this episode of Life transformation radio and said, hey, hey, thank you so much for your support and taking time out of your busy and precious day to listen to Life transformation radio. We sell appreciate it. Thank you allowing me to log. Tunity allowing my very special guest John to touch your heart move your soul and inspire you to live a life of transformation. 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"life" Discussed on Life in the Son
"But they were supposed to drop this off and go home and they stayed until 4:00 the next morning and that was a result of them telling me what all they could provide to get this ministry off the ground and I was truly Ford Edge. Anyway, make a long story short a couple of days later. I actually ended up with a phone number to a guy that owned an office building that I was shown about a year ago may have been not really hard and looking but I've been trying to figure out who the owner of this building is for a year because the building is perfect for the you know, what I'm doing is perfect as far as location. And I wanted to talk to the owner. I want to see what he's going to do with this building because I could sure use it. So I get the number to the owner and called him up on I believe it was December 23rd, and he told me We asked me first he said, you know, this guy said no, I don't think so. He said well, he's my homeless guy in charge at the building you go talk to him know work it out. You got an office. Well, I get over there and not only just the office come pretty well in G as you're saying but the office is pretty much energy, but there are homeless people in there. I'm laughing because this is what I'm trying to do is help the homeless and I get a built-in clientele and pretty much got a good word, press store already there because I thought about a tongue a closed and we can sell for revenue and it's been amazing. All I had to do is get out of college way and off and exactly what he wanted to do and he's not done yet. It's getting a whole lot better. And to be honest. I'm going to tell you this before I go to everybody off every single person on my staff right now. is homeless Quite frankly. I should be right now because I'm behind on my rent. I just tell people the more than one rent payment away from being right back on the streets, but I'm past that but for some reason they picked out yet. when everybody on the staff of ladder industry is harmless the only people Even acknowledged this ministry had been the homeless people the ones I am trying to reach and I'm telling you these people are blessing me like you would not believe right now. I'm supposed to be helping them. Course it helping me help them and all of that but every one of the people that are on my staff we've all been same Choice. I'm not telling anybody store specifically, but I'm saying we all did on the streets. Okay, and if you know anything about the streets, you know, what comes with it. Well, let me tell you this as of last month as the report was and is according to Haven just like we're looking for and by the way, my head is secured you just happens to be A very interesting character doesn't mind sneaking somebody in the head of you know what I mean? And he's done all the things that we've done but for the last week, he's been telling people to bring that around here. Everybody ears cleaned. You're not bring it around here just office is clean. You know, I mean is I am thoroughly amazed at what God has done so far and you want to hear the real kicker. I guess I can tell this I don't know. I'm not I hope nobody takes this as bragging posting to change oil or anything but one of the guys on my staff, I've been trying to find a place just finding Physicians and giving he's good and a lot of different things and I know I'm I didn't more separated from his wife. I really want to do something better chance, but there's so much more that I'm not sure if he's good or not. So I asked him the other day. How would you feel about And president of lettering Ministries. So ladies and gentlemen, my name is C K Williams. I'm the chairman of the board and the founder of lighter in Ministry. I hope you all have a beautiful night and may God bless you and stay tuned you looking for us. We'll be back out again tomorrow night. I'm going to get him a little more of my testimony because that's what this whole show is all about. It is life in the Sun..
"life" Discussed on Life Success
"My name is chris. And i'm joined today with the founder of life. Success and legacy. Mike everett mike. Today i want to address one of the questions that was a huge stumbling block for me. When when sean. And i i were introduced to this concept of infinite banking and i got a whole nelson ashes book becoming your own banker and i read it multiple times pieces that really fit made sense to me but i had a mental block and that was because i had been that whole life. Insurance was the worst place in the world to put our money. We hear this over and over. So let's dig into that. There's a lot of people out there. A lot of financial people a lot of financial personalities that are out in the world that are saying whole life. insurance is the worst place in the world. Put your money. Why do they say that. Well if you go and you look at a traditional whole life insurance policy and the way. It's designed i. I really would tend to kind of lean towards what those personalities of said that whole life insurance is a bad place to put money. But if you go back a couple of generations right now and you think where did people put money before. 401k's and ira's became the traditional place to put the tax qualified plan ever came about. I'm gonna just terrier the only place most of those people in you're talking about my grandparents and migrate grandparents. They only had one place that well excuse me to They put it in whole life insurance programs policies right or they put it under the mattress at home. That's the only place that they did. But if you go back and you think like nelson does you think long term whole life insurance is the safest place you can put your money regardless of how it's designed but because of the way in which we go about reengineering the way the money is allocated in the policy it's the safest best place in the world and it's got more than anything with somebody would put their money in. Yeah i think for from my standpoint or at least how. I was taught to think about money. It's because whole life insurance Maybe traditionally designed rivage was designed to emphasize the death benefit. Anyone as little as possible. Try right when you look at that and you're looking at purely as an investment. It that maybe doesn't match up to some other things. But but honestly. I've seen some some workout there by by some folks we're actually can even show up to be better than some of the investments that are out there will in nelson's book i'm gonna just tell you that he uses a couple of examples one with the twins and one with the equipment financing and if you look at this over the long haul. I'm just telling you does it. Outperforms the market It outperforms inflation. And what's interesting when you when we read nelson's book the examples in the book aren't even designed they are anonymous is the cash value more which is how we will design for. That's correct. Why did he do that. Well the reason why he did that was he wanted to make sure people knew that it would work. Even if the policy wasn't designed properly. Yeah so so. If it's designed traditionally to emphasize have been and and pay his little into it as possible there some debate amongst people whether it would be better to do that versus mother things but when you start factoring in that policy could be designed to deemphasize the death benefit and you could emphasized the cash value portion of it and then you introduced the whole concept of using it for banking financing your financing. Needs in your life. There is no comparison. There's not so one of the questions that we always ask people right this very minute. If what is more important to you. Cash or life insurance death benefit. What are they all say. Cash every single time. So what if there was a program out there you could put money in and have access to it income tax free all along the days of your life. Okay so we need cash from right now till the day we die we only death benefit one day and we can show you through the program through abc through the policy. That if you did this all along your life not only. Would you have access and be able to utilize the cash is flowing in and out of your money. But at the time of year death you'll end up having two three four five times more death benefit than what you could purchase right now. phrase it is So many of us look at whether it's whole life for an investment or whatever we look at it as an either or right and really what this is about is a yes both. That's exactly right. If you really want to invest in the market or other types of things you can do that. But if you're smart you're gonna run your money through your ivy system. Get all the guarantees that they offer and then take loans against your policy and go do the stuff that you love to do exactly yeah. Great question I it's a hard one in our in our culture because so many of us have been told that whole life. Insurance is bad bad place to put our money but truth be told. It's actually the best place in the world to store money. It's foundational to a whole financial economic system for ourselves. It is
"life" Discussed on Life Success
"Success legacy podcast. My name is chris. And i'm joined today with the founder of life. Success and legacy. Mike everett mike. Today i want to address one of the questions that was a huge stumbling block for me. When when sean. And i i were introduced to this concept of infinite banking and i got a whole nelson ashes book becoming your own banker and i read it multiple times pieces that really fit made sense to me but i had a mental block and that was because i had been that whole life. Insurance was the worst place in the world to put our money. We hear this over and over. So let's dig into that. There's a lot of people out there. A lot of financial people a lot of financial personalities that are out in the world that are saying whole life. insurance is the worst place in the world. Put your money. Why do they say that. Well if you go and you look at a traditional whole life insurance policy and the way. It's designed i. I really would tend to kind of lean towards what those personalities of said that whole life insurance is a bad place to put money. But if you go back a couple of generations right now and you think where did people put money before. 401k's and ira's became the traditional place to put the tax qualified plan ever came about. I'm gonna just terrier the only place most of those people in you're talking about my grandparents and migrate grandparents. They only had one place that well excuse me to They put it in whole life insurance programs policies right or they put it under the mattress at home. That's the only place that they did. But if you go back and you think like nelson does you think long term whole life insurance is the safest place you can put your money regardless of how it's designed but because of the way in which we go about reengineering the way the money is allocated in the policy it's the safest best place in the world and it's got more than anything with somebody would put their money in. Yeah i think for from my standpoint or at least how. I was taught to think about money. It's because whole life insurance Maybe traditionally designed rivage was designed to emphasize the death benefit. Anyone as little as possible. Try right when you look at that and you're looking at purely as an investment. It that maybe doesn't match up to some other things. But but honestly. I've seen some some workout there by by some folks we're actually can even show up to be better than some of the investments that are out there will in nelson's book i'm gonna just tell you that he uses a couple of examples one with the twins and one with the equipment financing and if you look at this over the long haul. I'm just telling you does it. Outperforms the market It outperforms inflation. And what's interesting when you when we read nelson's book the examples in the book aren't even designed they are anonymous is the cash value more which is how we will design for. That's correct. Why did he do that. Well the reason why he did that was he wanted to make sure people knew that it would work. Even if the policy wasn't designed properly. Yeah so so. If it's designed traditionally to emphasize have been and and pay his little into it as possible there some debate amongst people whether it would be better to do that versus mother things but when you start factoring in that policy could be designed to deemphasize the death benefit and you could emphasized the cash value portion of it and then you introduced the whole concept of using it for banking financing your financing. Needs in your life. There is no comparison. There's not so one of the questions that we always ask people right this very minute. If what is more important to you. Cash or life insurance death benefit. What are they all say. Cash every single time. So what if there was a program out there you could put money in and have access to it income tax free all along the days of your life. Okay so we need cash from right now till the day we die we only death benefit one day and we can show you through the program through abc through the policy. That if you did this all along your life not only. Would you have access and be able to utilize the cash is flowing in and out of your money. But at the time of year death you'll end up having two three four five times more death benefit than what you could purchase right now. phrase it is So many of us look at whether it's whole life for an investment or whatever we look at it as an either or right and really what this is about is a yes both. That's exactly right. If you really want to invest in the market or other types of things you can do that. But if you're smart you're gonna run your money through your ivy system. Get all the guarantees that they offer and then take loans against your policy and go do the stuff that you love to do exactly yeah. Great question I it's a hard one in our in our culture because so many of us have been told that whole life. Insurance is bad bad place to put our money but truth be told. It's actually the best place in the world to store money. It's foundational to a whole financial economic system for ourselves..
"life" Discussed on The Frug Life
"Today. I wanted to talk to you a little bit about life insurance. What is life insurance while life. Insurance is a type of insurance. That pays you if you die. Now you might ask mr frugh. Why would i want money. F- i'm dead and of course. The answer is to pay the boatman that will fare you into the afterlife. Okay that's a joke. That's not really the answer. Really the money isn't for you at that point. What it really has to do is with your current financial obligations. Let's say you have a spouse or a spouse and children or some combination of that if you have a mortgage on your home and there are people depending on your income from your job to pay that mortgage. if you're dead. You cannot work and so your family will perhaps need money from another source. The last thing you would want is for your family to be kicked out of their home. Because you aren't there to pay the bills so in addition to mourn your death your loved ones are homeless one possible source. You could look to to help alleviate. This issue is life insurance now. There are a few types of life insurance. This episode isn't going to be a comprehensive. in fact i want to keep it pretty high level i think there's a lot of nuance that goes into life insurance. That might be better in a powerpoint or a diagram or visual median. So you can see the different types of policies and compare them. But i think here still at a bird's eye view we can get some great value in talking about the different types of insurance so the type of insurance you might wanna get really depends on what issue you're trying to solve or in other words what risk. You're trying to ensure against the first question to consider is. Is this risk one. That will go away with time or one that will remain with you until you die for example if you have a mortgage on a house and you will pay it off in twenty years in twenty years. There's no problem anymore in the meantime though if you dye your spouse and children will have to pay the mortgage instead. You don't want to leave your family with huge financial burden so you may want to pay for life insurance while you have this debt so this is a temporary risk. That will go away in time for this situation. You might consider term insurance term. Life insurance lasts a period of time. Between ten and thirty years generally and it generally has the highest payout on death for the lowest cost or the lowest premiums. I should say in another example though. Imagine you are a wealthy land owner and when you die. Your estate will have to pay significant estate taxes. You want your children to be able to actually inherit their childhood home rather than before i to sell it. This is a financial burden that is linked to your it death and it will not go away in this situation. You might want to consider a form of permanent life insurance. This is the other major type. It doesn't have a set length of time. You can keep permanent life insurance as long as you pay policy in essence though if you require a death benefit you may need to consider permanent life insurance. But let's talk more details about that in just a bit. when you're old and your term life insurance expires. It might be very expensive to renew it with a new policy. You can also buy term life year by year but it is typically pretty expensive and you always have the risk of them increasing the rate dramatically as the risk of you actually needing your term life insurance goes up your rates. Go up as well imagine getting sick near the end of your policy term. Well when you go to renew your insurance you may find that it is now cost prohibitive to buy a new policy that as you actually need your life insurance to pay out it no longer financially makes sense to buy it so that's why term life is good for a set period of time right. If you need life insurance for twenty years with term you can buy life insurance for twenty years but if you actually die in twenty one years and you still need life insurance will you might be a problem because when you develop that health condition in the twentieth year and half to renew your insurance it may be very expensive to renew it and this is all a high level view. I'm sure there's laws nuances to how companies are allowed to increase rates for people who have illnesses. I'm not an attorney. This is not advice. This is not financial. Advice is just general information. I'm not a life insurance salesperson. Either all right. Let's get back to the topic though whole life. Policy rates do increase with age. So the premiums you pay do increase with whole life as well whole life is type of permanent life insurance with permanent life insurance. There actually is more than just insurance at play though one way to look at it also is as a vehicle for investment however i think permanent life insurance is typically one of the last vehicles for investment. I might consider if you max out your 401k. You max out your ira you max out your hsa you max out your five twenty nine plan and you still have significant cash leftover that you want to do something with your in a probably a fairly high tax bracket you may wanna look into permanent life insurance as it does have a cash value aspect to the plan which can grow tax deferred. Pay your premiums for permanent life. Insurance part of the premium actually goes to pay for the insurance but the other part goes into the cash value of the policy. There may be a rate of return on the cash value of the policy. In fact there's a bunch of sub types of insurance that are all a little different. Each subtype gives a different return. Some may be linked to the stock market in a way and give you some percent of the upside of the stock market and not some of the downside. I think we talk about this. A little in the episode on money mastered the game but this return might be fixed or set or variable. there's a lot of ways it can be calculated.