Let’s start out this Monday with a list of actions to make this day a great one. And yes, they are free! Ever heard the saying “some of the best things in life are free”? I believe it, and
Are You Pretending?
Make no mistake about it: we live in an EXTREMELY materialistic world. We are surrounded by nice cars, big expensive houses, beautiful clothing, flat-screen HD tv’s, tempting advertisements, and pressure to become “filthy rich”. Most Christians would rather not talk
Inspired to Spend More Time with God
After talking to a few of my friends, and hearing the amazing growth the Lord is doing in their lives, I decided to take a challenge. This challenge is one I have been thinking about for awhile, and the reason
Have You Ever Heard the Song…
“Think Good Thoughts” by Colbie Caillat? The reason I ask is because I was cleaning my house the other day, and it came on Pandora. Realizing that this wasn’t just another pop song with repetitive lyrics, I listened up and
A Life Purposed for Good
Many of us have read, heard, and listened to sermons that include Romans 8:28, “28 And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to
Bring Easter Into Your Week
The joy that comes from this weekend is unforgettable. We remember the glory of our Lord’s sacrifice on the cross, and we can reflect on the amazing act of His resurrection. We have so much to be grateful for, and
So cute for Easter!!! These look classic and yummy.
Accountability in a Self-Made World
One of the most glorious, yet most devastating parts of the “American dream” is that you usually get there alone. It’s lonely at the top, and you are encouraged to get there by stepping on many people, unable to see
Lentil Soup Recipe
Absolutely love this lentil soup recipe. Great example of a dish that takes a few minutes to prepare, and leaves you plenty of time to do the dishes. Try it this week! You’ll be so happy you did 🙂
What Your Kids Are Missing
This morning I was reading a great article on what all the talk of “entitlement” means to the kids and young adults of the day, and it was really eye-opening to see the changes that have come about in society
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Natural Beauty in 3 Easy Steps
Lately I’ve been exploring different DIY beauty treatments, and finding unique ways that you can save money at home instead of paying for salon treatments. The results are pretty encouraging, and a lot of things you can do to naturally enhance
Make Space For This
Great tips on making space in your closet! Love it!
This morning I was reading through Ecclesiastes, and there is really only one way to describe some of the thoughts contained in this book – depressing. Solomon details his journeys through gaining riches, success, wealth, wisdom, possessions, and really anything
When Can I Start Investing?
A lot of us begin asking questions like this when we are in our early or late 20s. We suddenly realize that the responsibility of having a job, paying expenses, and starting to save bring on thoughts of…well…what you should
Encouraging Words from a Woman of Faith
Today I want to introduce you to my mom, one of the most beautiful and selfless women I have ever met. Her wisdom is absolutely timeless, and I have come to her for so many of my questions, thoughts, and
Going Against the Culture
One of my biggest struggles in writing on different topics of personal finance is at times I have to wonder: Will people actually do these things? It’s one thing to say you need to save more, but are you actually
Trusting God with Your Money
Just between you and me, there are times were my faith has become weak over the thought of finances. It’s sad to say, but I know that in these times of doubt, that is when the Lord is growing me
Why Should I Give More Than I Have To?
There is more to giving than simply an act of obedience and reluctance. Giving can bring you joy beyond what you may have ever imagined, and through giving, God can grow you in deeper and more intimate ways. Have you
Experiencing God’s Mercy
Do you ever have those mornings in church where your eyes are really opened? You’re able to listen to every word spoken, you connect with the specific scriptures, and you remember how powerful God’s grace can be in your life?