Tuesday, April 28, 2009

9-12 Project: Thrift

Week 4 - Thrift
Highlighting the 12 Values from Glenn Beck's 9-12 Project

Thrift: The characteristic of using a minimum of something (especially money) - Wikipedia.

The word "thrift" gets a bad wrap...maybe because it gets mixed up with the concept of "cheap"?? But that's not the case. Being "thrift" is about being smart. It's about being responsible. It's about living life with freedom. It's about being in control of your life, your resources, your money, your time, your energy. Thrift is about frugality, not extravagance.

Being thrifty is about being mindful with monetary expenditures, even if that sometimes means spending a little bit more. Being thrifty is about valuing what you already have, and then treating it well, and then repairing instead of replacing when necessary. Being thrifty is not about not coveting the bigger, better, brighter, shinier things in life. -Non-consumer Advocate

Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink; ye clothe you, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes.

-Haggai 1:6

9-12 Project Journals will be arriving soon!!!
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7 comments:

Muthering Heights said...

I always love your quotes!

Terry said...

Perfect post today.
I am so glad to see a mom teaching
solid rock character building such as thrift.
Thrift is so important.
I being from an older generation always took the teaching of thrift for granted ,
and so I often got rather flustered with younger people who felt they were born to be served rather than to serve.
Thank you for an awesome lesson today.
Blessings of joy and peace to you.

Robynn's Ravings said...

Excellent Bible passage. SO TRUE!

momof3girls said...

what a great sentiment! thrift is not always a glamorous topic. However I tell my children often that if we have to spend all our money always replacing the things we already own, than we can never get anything "really" new or an item we have never owned before. Taking care of what we own is important!

Janelle said...

This is so true, great lessons to be taught and learned.

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