After two mind-numbing, nine-hour flights across the Atlantic, we finally landed in the dark at Entebbe, Uganda. Piling luggage in the awaiting car, our host drove us slowly to our destination of Kampala. “Welcome to the land of potholes!” he said cheerfully, as he steered quickly to the other side of the road to miss… Read More
Ideas on becoming good stewards of all given to us.
The Devil is brilliant. He crept into every store in our country and installed swipe machines. So we take our shopping carts (buggies, if you live in the south) and pile up whatever we want. This and this and this and this. Ooooh, that looks good. Toss it in the cart. Then we go to… Read More
My Grandma grew up in the Great Depression. In fact, one year of her life was sustained on a diet of only potatoes. She is a woman who knew how to be thrifty. Here are twenty ways to save money. I learned all of these from my grandma! 1. She used a rubber spatula to… Read More
Over the last three decades, the Three R’s—Reduce, Reuse and Recycle—have become a regular part of our speech and practices. Now it’s time focus on the Three S’s: Swap, Share, and Save. John the Baptist tells us if we have two cloaks, to share one with our brother. Isn’t it time for us to take… Read More
Use this Lenten season as a time to grow closer to God and simplify your life. Try a new suggestion from this list each day and experience the stronger relationships and calmer pace of an (almost) Amish lifestyle! Start a giveaway box and add at least three items of clothes you have not worn in… Read More
Take a cue from the Amish: Save money while leaving a better planet for future generations. Below are twenty simple ways to start saving today while leaving a cleaner planet for tomorrow. Change one or two habits each month, and watch the savings add up! Almost Amish Tip / Possible Savings per Year 1. Make… Read More