Hanging on the Ledge Above Rock Bottom

6 years ago

I'll just start by saying this...I've never been rich. Never been so stable and secure and without money woes. I've always been limited in my spending abilities. I thought I had it bad before. Whew! Boy was I wrong...

About a month ago my husband lost his second job. Our second source of major income. I was naive and didn't really pay attention to our finances and didn't realize how much this second job kept us floating on the raging sea that is life. Needless to say...our life boat now has a huge hole in it!!!

Little by little we've tossed all but necessities overboard and are struggling to stay afloat. So many times I would love to just curl up in a little ball, admit defeat and let myself sink. The thing is...God won't let me and neither will my stubborness. They are both nagging at me to get a grip and pull myself together. All isn't lost they say! There are people who are far worse off than we are with no hope left at all.

I can't give up. I have 5 people depending on me to stop whining and start thinking. I may not be the one making the income to support this family but I can sure find a way to stretch it. I won't just sink to the bottom of the ocean of life. (After all, drowning is one of my biggest fears) I will patch our life raft and stear us safely to shore. We will survive this because I have God on my side and through him all things are possible. :) I invite you all to check out my newly created blog. :) I'll post the link below and although the title may sound a little strange it does have a meaning to me.

The blog will follow my journey to a better, happier, more frugal life. Money smarts and a better relationship with God are my goal. Featuring our struggles, victory's and Rainy Day Recipes....Cheap recipes posted every week. Please enjoy and let me know what you think! :D http://thevalueofawashington.blogspot.com/

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