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  1. Serenity

    by , 03-04-2010 at 05:55 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    The more I focused on lack and on what I couldn’t have, the more depressed I became. The more depressed I became, the more I focused on lack. My soul whispered that what I really yearned for was not financial security but financial serenity. I was still—quiet enough to listen. At that moment I acknowledged the deep longing in my heart. What I hungered for was an inner peace that the world could not take away. I asked for help and committed to following wheresoever Spirit would lead me. For ...
  2. Working on getting back on frugal wagon

    by , 08-02-2009 at 12:13 PM
    I have a to-do list that has now reached 3 pages as I check one thing off the list 3 more are added, I feel so overwelmed at times. I have been trying to figure out ways to cut things out of our budget, so far I have done
    1. planted some vegtable in planters (no good place for a garden)

    2. bought chickens for eggs (have to wait a few months still young chicken)

    3. made home made laundry and dishwashing soap

    4. have been working on buying mark ...
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  3. The Handbasket Travelogue - May 2009

    by , 06-01-2009 at 02:35 AM (Frugal Yet Fascinating)
    "Why are we in this handbasket and where are we going?"

    Well let me tell you, we really covered some ground in May. It's been a neverending journey to get and keep my finances and my act together as long as I can remember. I'm not sure if that's due to my ADHD or a general lack of skills, but it's been pretty damaging to my relationships and my self-esteem over the years. Apparently, *knowing* and *understanding* isn't the same as *doing*. And I've tended to be a black ...
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  4. A Place For Worries and Fears

    by , 02-28-2009 at 05:19 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    Surrender Box

    There are times when our minds become too full. Our to-do lists, worries, plans, and dreams may be so crowded together in our heads that we don’t have room to think. We may believe that we are somehow taking care of our desires and concerns by keeping them at the forefront of our minds. In maintaining our mental hold on every detail, however, we may actually delay the realization of our dreams and the resolution of our worries because we won’t let them go. At times such ...