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Get out of debt. And stay out!

Get out of debt. And stay out!

Contrary to popular belief, debt does not have to be the norm. Not EVERYONE is in the hole. I’m certainly not, and you don’t have to be either. When I got married almost four years ago, my husband and I owed roughly $50,000 on credit, a truck, and student...

Say “no” to TV.

When I was in high school, I was given an assignment to enhance my experience of a book (I can’t for the life of me remember which book!): give up electronics and as many “modern-day” conveniences as I could for two days. These were two great days....
Self-acceptance—why is it so hard?

Self-acceptance—why is it so hard?

“As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.”—Proverbs 27:17 There are times in life when someone has to point out our flaws so that we can fix them. Maybe it’s a parent, a spouse, a boss, a teacher, a coach, a minister, or a friend. And...

Packing light

When I started writing this post, the plan was to give a how-to on traveling with the basic necessities. I was going to find some tips online to share with you (and myself) in honor of the road trip I’m taking in the next few days. However, that has been done,...