DETERMINED TO SAVE MONEY
I had never been much of a saver, but there came a time after some years of failing to save anything that I decided to break the habit. I could ill afford to save at the time, I had financial constraints / a number of factors that suggested I wouldn’t be successful. But my determination to get some money behind me was even stronger than my restrictions. I determined to save no matter what sacrifices I had to make in other areas (I still was faithful in my giving to God by the way) and because of this I managed to save $5,000! No small feat for someone who had never saved before.
We can break the patterns of our past, no matter how bad the patterns have been!
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