If “all the Law” hangs on loving God and loving others, then to love God is to obey him and to obey him is to love others. But what does it really mean to love others? Should you walk down the street hugging everyone you meet saying, “I love you”? Should loving others be accompanied by feelings of affection? Are these feelings essential to loving others and if absent does this mean you’re not being loving?
Whatever is in your checking account you are likely to spend. Whatever is in your investments you are less likely to spend. Automating the process of saving and investing is like damming a river to form a reservoir. The alternative is the manual process of hauling buckets of water from your stream to a water tower. You will never grow rich by hauling buckets, and it’s much harder work.
Because of the recession and the smoking ban talk has been to get rid of video lottery because revenue is down as well as the lottery being morally wrong. Some other talk was to increase the state’s share of the lottery’s profits. However, the state’s earnings from video lottery is the second largest revenue for South Dakota’s general fund. The number one source is the sales tax.