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Month: March 2012

Freedom = Being Weird

Freedom = Being Weird

My husband and I recently became debt free minus our home. Can I even begin to tell you what that freedom feels like?  Oh my goodness does it ever feel great! Since before we got married my husband and I have been open and honest about finances.  We decided long ago that we would not use credit cards as a means of a 2nd income.  What a pit that can become, right? Instead we would live within our means and…

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Today I Will Be Thankful

Today I Will Be Thankful

Is it not so easy to complain?  Why is it that complaining rolls off the tongue as if we were created to do it, but praise and thanksgiving is something that we often struggle with doing? My prime example comes with the beginning of the new week.  Just because Monday rolls around it seems so many people mentally prepare themselves for a bad day simply because it’s “Monday” Dun-dun-duuuuuun!!”  As if Monday has ever actually done something to us!  Seriously,…

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The People Pleaser

The People Pleaser

Everyone has something that they battle with.  Something that nags at them and is something they want to overcome and yet it seems nearly impossible to do. One of my things is I am a people pleaser.  I long for everyone to just get along and be happy. It honestly hurts my heart deeply when I know others are upset with me or simply don’t like me just because I’m me. Know what I mean? Over the course of the…

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