Month: May 2015

The Commodity that Rises when the Market Crashes: Gold

Upon checking the PSE this afternoon, I saw that it went down to around 7,400-sh. The market is bearish for now. Will it keep falling to a certain support? Or will it bounce sooner? Stock Markets are volatile. Such is my observation. Robert Brokamp of Time magazine wrote Why you should start preparing for the next market crash: …

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Hospitality through Saving Food led to Salvation

Text: The Three Visitors, Genesis 18:6-8 “And Abraham hurried into the tent unto Sarah, and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes upon the hearth. And Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetched a calf tender and good, and gave it unto a young man; and he hasted …

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Future-orientedness

Capital flows to those who believe in the future. Future-orientedness is a willingness to accept the burdens of time, and do sacrifices today to gain rewards in the future. Present-orientedness is a laid back mentality that only seeks the short-term gain without thinking of the long-term. This mindset is necessary. This is good for the …

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Rootlessness

” And God said, and now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother’s blood from thy hand;  When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.”- Genesis 4:11-12 Nomadism- a state of life …

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Don’t Look Back

“Don’t look back. Someone may be gaining on you.” This was Satchel Paige’s advice. Don’t violate it. He used that to refer to his sport, that once you look back, you may be tempted to go back. There’s this Filipino saying, “Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinanggalingan, ay hindi makakarating sa paroroonan.” (He who does not look back …

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The Invisible Hand

is a metaphor in economics used by Adam Smith to describe unintended social benefits resulting from individual actions. In the realm of Christian thought, all men including unbelievers have the capacity to discover the laws of God in nature. The natural order is the revelation of the Creator from which he makes Himself known (Romans 2:14-15). To …

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