We have all heard the songs…seen the tragedies…experienced loss. We all KNOW we don’t know what day will be our last. We all want to live a good life. We all hope whatever day becomes our last will be well spent, but how do we do it? How do we actually live today like...Read more
Listen, I get it. We all want a deal. We all want to save money. We all NEED to save money. Here’s the thing…actually three things: 1) If you have to use a credit card to pay for it, it is NOT a deal. Studies show what we end up paying in interest from holiday gift...Read more
“It is not happy people who are thankful. It is thankful people who are happy.” I do not know who coined that beautiful quote, but I love it. We all know it is best to have an “attitude of gratitude,” but sometimes it is easier said than done. My pastor spoke today...Read more
What if our presents this year were ONLY presence?! What if instead of the overwhelming, budget-breaking, stress-filled process of making a list of people, ideas of presents for them, searching for the presents, price-comparing, purchasing and wrapping, instead we...Read more
When a birthday rolls around of someone very special in your life, you want to get them something special to show gratitude for their life. It’s usually material and meant to brighten their day. So what on earth do you do to celebrate the life of someone who...Read more
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