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How to Put Your Priorities in the Right Order

List of Priorities

My Typical Day

Here is my typical work day. Tell me if it sounds familiar:

I wake up at 5am to get ready for work. However, I don’t actually get out of the bed until around 5:45am.  Then, I say a real quick, “Thank you, Jesus, for waking me up this morning” prayer. I am supposed to read my daily Bible devotion on my phone, but end up checking emails and reading FB posts instead. Well, because I lost track of time, I have to rush to iron my clothes, take a shower, find clothes for my three- and five-year-old to wear, get them dressed, put our bags in the car, and finally get all of us in the car and on the road.

From there I drive like a crazy woman to drop them off to my mom’s house. Then, I get BACK on the highway and get to work by 7:15 am.… Read the rest

Family

My Break Up Letter to Debt

My Break Up Letter to DebtDear Debt,

I remember the first time we met. It was during my first year in college. I have to admit, you were very attractive and, unfortunately, I didn’t know how to tell you “no.” No one ever taught me what to do if I ever met you. So I fell for your tricks. The t-shirt that you gave me for “free” ended up costing me over $1000! And, instead of breaking up with you, learning from my mistakes and moving on, I just kept coming back for more.

Over the years I thought I could “change” you and improve our relationship. However, I found out WAY too late that it would never get better, and things got outta hand real quick…to the point that I had to get legal counsel involved in order to end our relationship.

That worked out for a little while but, because I didn’t change my mindset and get to the root of my problems, I fell back into our abusive relationship.Read the rest