The Bluegrass Hour

This week on the Bluegrass Hour a listener had requested, You Can’t Take It With You When You Go.  This is something I have been thinking about a lot lately.

It is getting harder and harder to save money with cost going up and the pitiful return of savings accounts and other investments.  What is the balance between being a miser so you can’t live in the present and spending it all like a wild man and having nothing for a rainy day?  Obviously those are two big extreme ends of the problem.  The Bible tells us in Matthew 6 that where our treasure is there our heart will be also, and that you can’t serve both God and money.  I don’t want to miss out on making memories with the kids but I don’t want to be completely destitute when an unforeseen calamity strikes.  Where is the balance when there is very little margin in the budget?  These are the things I’ve been thinking about lately…