What Does “Enough Money” Look Like?

What Does “Enough Money” Look Like?

Last night we met with our investor guy, to go over our investments and talk about buying life insurance (it’s time to get serious about that – there’ll be a baby here in December and we can’t put it off any more).

We chatted for more than hour about what sort of risk we could afford to take with our investments and how much insurance we could afford to buy. We talked about how much money we should be putting away at our age.

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The Ultimate Guide to Living (Well) With Anxiety, Part 9 – For the Christian with Anxiety

The Ultimate Guide to Living (Well) With Anxiety, Part 9 – For the Christian with Anxiety

Hi, Christian with anxiety. We’re friends! Maybe we don’t know each other, but we totally have the same struggle and the same God watching over us. (So we’re defenitly friends.)

I don’t know if I’ve ever written a post on a topic quite as difficult for me as this one. Because Christians aren’t supposed to have anxiety. We’ve all heard that the Bible says “fear not” 365 times, once for each day.

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30 Life Lessons in 30 Years of Life

30 Life Lessons in 30 Years of Life

I celebrated (well, I had cake anyhow, I use the word “celebrated” a little more loosely than I used to) my 30th birthday earlier this month, and it’s made me a bit reflective.

It was a little harder that I expected… for a few minutes. Then I got myself together and reminded me that a birthday is a blessing, and a number is just a number. Besides, would I want to be the person I was 5 years ago? (Or ten?)

Really, really, not.

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The Stupidest Thing I Saw on Pinterest Today

The Stupidest Thing I Saw on Pinterest Today

I love Pinterest. I love pinning and clicking and reading. I also love the perspective it gives me, like a window to the rest of the world. You can see what “all the other people” out there are pinning and clicking and reading.

I love that so many of us seem to be interested in fixing our finances, and that healthy living or uplifting pins are saved thousands of times. I love that truly inspirational quotes or quotes that share the love of Jesus are a dime a dozen, and all you have to do is search “quotes” to get some of that uplifting-ness right on your Pinterest board.

But there is also a sad side of Pinterest. Today, this came into my feed.

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