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Taking care of practical matters

Posted by Donny on January 27, 2003 at 16:43:50

In Reply to: health check-ups after the family.... posted by health concerns on January 27, 2003 at 15:49:15:

A couple months ago, I wrote this thought about life insurance. Since it's relevant to your post, I've reposted it.

"Life insurance. Well, in the Family any kind of insurance was "a lack of trusting God." "The birds of the air gather not neither do they store in barns...take no thought for the morrow" etc was used to totally discount what is a very common-sense and frankly necessary part of life. But it wasn't just that thinking that kept us from buying life insurance. It was lack of money. Well now that we have a little extra and our kids are still at home and we're getting older, we've decided to get some. Besides, we're still in good enough health to qualify for it. Why wait till we're sick and then no insurance company will cover us, or will charge higher premiums to cover us? It's high time.

And life insurance is scriptural, by the way. "Go to the ant, consider her ways and be WISE. She gathers her food in the summer" and stores it up. Having funds to look after your family after you die is Scriptual. We need to look after our own families and kids. The so-called "living by faith" seemed so spiritual but it really was irresponsibility and unwise lifestyle. It was Berg disenfranchising us of our independence and rights."

I just found out last night that my wife and I are approved. We did all the medicals, blood tests, etc and we're healthy. Great news!