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Why Enough is Never Enough : Overcoming Worries About Money - A Catholic Perspective - Gregory S. Jeffrey

Why Enough is Never Enough

Overcoming Worries About Money - A Catholic Perspective

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Published: 15th September 2010
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This is not a book about how to make money. Or spend it. Or give it away.

Rather, it's a book for anyone who has ever worried about money, about having enough, and it begins with a startling assumption: No amount of money will ever lift your anxiety.

This may seem counter-intuitive, but in Gregory Jeffrey we have an experienced guide. With degrees in business and theology, he has worked as a development consultant for two decades. In meeting with thousands of individuals to ask their support for various causes, he discovered to his amazement that some people with millions worried constantly about money; others of very modest means seemed immune.

Apparently, making peace with money entails something other than money.

This insight led Jeffrey to question every fundamental assumption we hold about wealth. With warmth, humor, and a writing style as simple as the Dakota prairie he grew up on, he offers a unique perspective on the interplay between our spiritual and financial lives. Rich with images, stories, and compassion for the millions now burdened with financial worries, Jeffrey teases out what is required of the soul who wishes to be free of anxiety.

How Much Is Enough?p. 9
Making Peace with Moneyp. 25
The Prescriptionp. 51
Giving as a Spiritual Actp. 67
Finding the Right Godp. 83
Learning to Trustp. 97
Notes on Conversionp. 111
Three Temptations against Generosityp. 125
The Epic Battle: Mercy versus Envyp. 145
Greed and Gratitudep. 159
Why Enough Is Never Enoughp. 177
Endnotesp. 189
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ISBN: 9781592767434
ISBN-10: 1592767435
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 15th September 2010
Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.68 x 13.34  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.21