3 T’s — Trials, Temptations and Trust

Reading this is an answered prayer… God works in mysterious ways. I believe that God always answers our prayers, maybe not directly, but He will use someone close to Him to act as a messenger. To me reading this is His way of answering me.

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3 T’s each have powerful effects on our lives every day. We certainly do not like to have trials in our life and temptation comes to us all.  Trust is often the most difficult of the 3 and I believe it is because we desire it so, we want to trust and we also want to be found trustworthy. However, often we fail and for whatever reason we find ourselves afraid to trust or lacking in trust and we also too often find ourselves not to be as trustworthy as we hoped for.  Therefore we may ask, if we cannot be trusted in all things, then how can we bank on others being trustworthy?  Who can we trust when trails come and how can we ever overcome temptations that are on every corner? Jesus is always trustworthy!  Psalms 118:8 “It is better to trust in the Lord than to put…

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The top 10 tips I’ve learned from minimalists

I love this! I’d like to think I’m a minimalist, but reading this then looking at my surroundings and how I live doesn’t prove me right. But this is a nice little guidance…

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I’m not going to covet other minimalists’ lives anymore.

I don’t travel the world with a single backpack.

I haven’t packed up my family to travel across the country in an RV for a year.

I am not a single woman with a futon, a suitcase and a laptop.

I didn’t choose 600 square feet of dwelling space with a hobby farm ‘round back.

YET, I adore reading about these amazing people and their even more intriguing journeys toward transformation. In perusing books and blogposts, these characters seem like old friends. We’re all rooting for them. Their triumphs and courageous leaps of faith provide the inspiration for our own stories. However, through all this story following, I have found there is not one formula for choosing a simple life…it is not a one-size-fits all t-shirt. No matter what our life looks like, I do believe each and every one of these…

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