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Let Jesus Be Tougher Than It All...

Often I find myself wondering, "How can I encourage so-and-so today?" Usually I am thinking of a friend facing a specific situation in which I know for sure a little encouragement would go a long way. But sometimes I just pray that question and kind of let it sit there until the Lord gives me an idea of some way and some one to encourage.

Today, that someone is anyone who happens to be reading this post.

Homeschooling is tough ~ but your Jesus is tougher.

     Adulting is tough ~ but your Jesus is tougher still.

     Having healthy friendships is tough ~ and Jesus will always prove tougher.

     Health issues are tough ~ and our Healer and Deliverer is oh so tough in this arena.

     Parenting is tough ~ your loving Father is tougher.

     Life is tough ~ but you aren't on your own; you do life with your Jesus.

Don't take my word for it. Take His Word for it. 

Ephesians 3:20 says, "Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to H…

Faithful Finance by Emily G. Stroud ~ book review

I think the title of this book is an excellent description of what all Christians should aim with regard to their personal and business finances. Faithfulness. One single word that carries a ton of significance.

Faithful Finance by Emily G. Stroud is an easy but informative read. It's a great way to, say, teach your teenager about money and how to handle it God's way. It's also a good reminder for those of us who have been dealing with money for years that we need to trust the Lord in this area and believe that His ways are best and that His provision for us is sure.

The author has a lot of sound advice offered here - from disability insurance to college money, she covers pretty much every base that I could think of. I really found it to be a thorough resource and it would serve as a good refresher course for most anyone. And of course, as a Christian, her perspective rings true with me. I probably appreciate that most of all.

If you are looking for a book about money to r…