Walking in God's Economy

Walking in God's Economy

Over the last few months, my family has been discussing personal and global finances ad nauseum. From the failing economy, and the rise in consumer debt, to the high rate of unemployment (which we personally dealt with last year), there’s understandably cause for...
Tips For Eating on Vacation?

Tips For Eating on Vacation?

Spending nine days in Orlando before Christmas is not a budget expense that is part of our unemployment “God Watch.” So as I cook in our condo, and enjoy this spontaneous week away, I thought I would invite you to share your best meal tips for eating on...
The Becoming Cottage:  The Before

The Becoming Cottage: The Before

In April we did a crazy thing. Yes, we did. An exciting, overwhelming, life giving, “How have I gotten myself in so far over my head,” kind of God thing. In February and March, we rode a chaotic roller coaster of whether or not this purchase would happen, but many...
My Real Family Christmas Letter

My Real Family Christmas Letter

In the next few weeks, Christmas cards and letters from friends far and near will descend on our mailbox. Memories will resurface from a lifetime ago. Unfamiliar faces will appear in pictures, as marriages have dissolved and new covenants established. Successes,...
31 Days to More with Less: How Much Do You Want It?

31 Days to More with Less: How Much Do You Want It?

From personal understanding, getting ones family finances under control requires many of the same tactics that I’ve been experiencing as I ride this weight loss roller coaster. As I share tidbits of money lessons learned, there will be those reading that have...