DAY 7: Finding out what truly matters most

January 7 Warning: today’s writing represents the author’s take on truth. A certain religion is implied. Read at your own risk (or reward). It’s DAY 7. A day for taking a break from finding financial freedom in the furniture business. Or, maybe, finding it in a different way. Or finding what really matters most. Finding rest from my financial journey Today–for me–is a day of rest, a […]

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DAY 6: What a dream starring Benjamin Hardy has to do with millionaires and fishing

January 6 I had a dream The PerfectDreamer mattress kept its namesake’s promise, at least the latter half. I had a dream my first night on the plush but firm pillow-topped fluff. But I wouldn’t call it perfect, the dream that is. In my dream, I was talking with my good friend and better-than-Steven-Covey author, blogger, husband and father, Benjamin Hardy. Among other things, he asked if I would […]

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DAY 5: The noblest art is that of making others happy

Quote by P.T. Barnum January 5 It’s Friday. Our mattress should arrive momentarily. We are troubleshooting house-issues here and things-needing-repaired there. The house, albeit affluent, has sat empty for several months. Things like the water softener, Electrolux refrigerator, jacuzzi, and gas fireplace needed some professional attention. Many are coming today to take a look. How thankful we are for the skills of others! Relieving the burden […]

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DAY 3: Time to jump!

January 3 Perhaps from the cold air trapped inside our blow-up mattresses, we all caught colds. But I did, finally, fall asleep. At least for four hours. Not bad! The Passing of a Prophet Then, learning that the president of our church had passed, we spend some time on our camping chairs–in a million-dollar living room–sharing stories and memories of our beloved prophet. We huddle near […]

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DAY 1: Finding financial freedom in the furniture business

January 1. What’s in a ‘home’ I’m sitting in the middle of a million-dollar home in a camping chair wondering how in the world I got here and what am I going to do now. I gaze out through the titanic tandem windows overlooking a pristine, aqua-blue-tiled pool as the sun tentatively peaks his head over the Catalina Mountains, perhaps unsure if he’s ready for […]

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