The Blessing Journal | How to Be Thankful Even When You’re Not Feeling It

The following is a guest post by Jeri Ford (my lovely wife). What I love about this post is that it openly discusses a struggle we all have - ignoring the blessings of God. Sometimes people write about practices in theory. However, I can vouch for the fact that every night before praying with Jeri she writes in her Blessings Journal. Count your blessings. Name them one by one. Count … [Read more...]

How to Save Money by Avoiding Name Brands

photo by basykes I have been noticing that there is quite a divide between what personal finance bloggers write about and what people actually do.  Sure, you might think, that would save me money, but who wants to deal with that hassle?  Below is such an example: Personal Finance blogger: “Don’t buy name brands.  Buy store brands”. The informed public: “But, the generic brand just doesn’t … [Read more...]