One of the challenges of Living on Less is finding and keeping reliable vehicles. Whether you are committed to living off one income, determined to stay out of debt or simply find yourself in a financial bind transportation can become a problem.
What I Cling To In The Midst Of Trouble
The Question That I Didn’t Ask
[Editor’s Note: We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming for a few deep thoughts that have been rolling around in my head. Don’t worry – I won’t become philosophical in every post. 🙂 ] With the recent circumstances in our life (read more here) I have been thinking about others who have to walk through challenges […]
Hope – Don’t Lose It!
There’s so much sadness and tragedy going on in the world today. It’s easy to pay attention to all that we see in the news and to allow the negativity to steal our peace and our hope. Except for this: Hope isn’t about current events. Hope isn’t about your circumstances. Hope isn’t even about you. […]
Check Out This Story From a TPM Reader!
After I shared our amazing car story, reader Conny left this comment on the post: “WOW!! That gives me hope!! Since our 3rd child was born about 4 years ago, I’ve been praying for a mini-van….instead, our 2nd car became completely unreliable which made me taxi-mom and also driver of a cramped little car with […]
Well, We Didn’t Expect This!
Just Another “Coincidence”
Two weeks ago I wrote in my How to Stop Worrying post here about how experiencing God’s personal love is the fastest way to kill anxiety. For many of you this is a totally new concept, and perhaps you thought that my purse story was just a coincidence. This week I experienced another “coincidence”. If […]
Purposeful Parenting: A Lesson I Learned This Week
If you read the Breyer Horse story, then you know that my daughter is a HUGE horse lover and Breyer Horse fan. Unfortunately Breyer Horses can be quite expensive, and especially the accessories, so we have just waited and prayed about items that my daughter wants. A couple of months ago, a sweet friend gave […]
Gifts From Unexpected Places
The Least of These
I am continuing today with another update from my trip to Guatemala last week. I’ll return to our regularly scheduled programming next week. 🙂 _______________ As I mentioned in my previous post here, one of the places that my team visited in Guatemala was a hospital for the handicapped whose families are too impoverished to […]