Browsed by
Month: August 2017

Dealing with Stuff

Dealing with Stuff

We’ve been counseled that if we no longer need something, then we should just give it away rather than sell it. ┬áNo garage sales for us. Throughout this process two scriptural passages often come to mind: Matthew 19:16-21 and Matthew 6:25-34. I’ve spent the last few weeks going through our possessions and hauling away most of what we own. I’m now faced with the big stuff, the furniture and large appliances…and the paperwork, including pictures. Yesterday, I put half of…

Read More Read More

Achieving Dreams We Never Dared to Dream

Achieving Dreams We Never Dared to Dream

We listened to someone lament the other day about her latest trials; she didn’t understand why her family experienced hardship. Didn’t they pay their tithing? Go to church? Do the right things? Why was God punishing her? I turned to Alan and whispered, “She hasn’t figured it out, yet. How wonderful it will be for her when she does!”