You’ve heard the phrase tossed around, but do you know what it means?
While it might sound like something that only National Geographic would care about, we promise it actually does have something to do with money and your debt-free journey. So, lend us an ear, and we’ll tell you the tale of the Gazelle.
What is gazelle intensity?
Our very own Dave Ramsey coined the term after reading Proverbs 6:4–5, “Give no sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids. Deliver yourself like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, and like a bird from the hand of the fowler.”
In other words, when you’ve gone into debt, you’ve co-signed on a loan, or you’re in over your head with money problems, you need to work as hard to get out of debt as a gazelle works to run from a cheetah. Read More