We live in a world and a culture obsessed with "more." It is exhausting, depleting and will leave you broke, broken and a shadow of who God created you to be.
In June 2016 my husband and I gave away 75% of our personal possessions, sold our house and used the proceeds to pay off debt. We went from living in a 3,600+ square foot home in a beautiful neighborhood in Gilbert, Arizona to "generational living" living with my parents and our daughter on my family’s cattle ranch in far Northern California.
I believe God desires freedom, not bondage, for His Children and the freedom our family has found being credit card debt free is worth far more than the lifestyle we enjoyed enslaved to debt.
You can find joy and peace in "less" when the only "more" you're chasing is more of Jesus.
I listen to quite a few podcasts every week. Some are great, some not so much. Just like with any media we consume, we have to be on guard to what we expose ourselves to. Remember, our hearts are easily swayed – even sometimes away from core beliefs. Finding content that pushes me closer to […]
Looking for a Christian book you won’t be able to put down? God’s Smuggler needs to be on your Amazon list right now! I read this book over the Memorial Day weekend and found myself totally engrossed in the true story of Brother Andrew, a Dutch missionary, who set out alone behind the Iron Curtain […]
I’ve been trying to take a walk every day both for exercise and to focus my heart on The Lord. I’m having to walk earlier and earlier in the day as the temperature is finally reaching the “warm” zone and I find myself going back again and again to listen to the song “Gratitude” by […]
Recently, the Lord has been “echoing” the importance and power of prayer to my heart; about praying as God’s “beloved.” I wouldn’t consider myself a “good prayer.” My prayers aren’t particularly eloquent. They’re often short and poorly worded. For this reason I have often been hesitant to pray aloud in front of others. Spontaneous prayer […]
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