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Moving from Scarcity to Abundance

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I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost … I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend I don’t see it. I fall in again. I can’t …

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Fully Free

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There is a fable about a chicken farmer who found an eagle’s egg. He put the egg into his chicken coop and soon a baby eagle hatched. The young eagle grew up with all the other chickens. Whatever they did, she did too.  Since the chickens could only fly short distances, the eagle also learned to fly short distances. She …

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Can Generosity Change the Way You Think?

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Have you ever felt like God is sending you personalized messages to capture your attention or change your perspective?  During a recent Bible study of Romans, I felt like God was speaking to me through a very familiar verse: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.“ He nudged me to …

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Do Your Money Beliefs Reflect Your Values

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In Tuesday’s post, Donna Schumell shared a family “money” tree exercise to help us identify where our money beliefs and behaviors come from. Today, she looks at how they affect our values. Do your money beliefs and behaviors reflect your values? This includes our earning, saving, spending, and giving patterns. It’s a question worth thinking about, especially as we discover …

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Discovering Your Family Money Tree

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Where do your money beliefs and behaviors come from? How have other members of your family influenced your attitudes about earning, saving, investing, giving, and spending? Year-end provides a great time to evaluate where you have been and where you may be going. Like most women I know, I have worn many hats. I am a daughter, a mother, a …