Attaching an appropriately sacred value to all the resources
which God has given me.
a. Economical in the use or appropriation of money, goods or
provisions of any kind; saving unnecessary expense, either of
money or of any thing else which is to be used or consumed;
sparing; not profuse, prodigal or lavish. We ought to be frugal
not only in the expenditure of money and of goods, but in the
employment of time.
n. Prudent economy; good husbandry or housewifery; a sparing use
or appropriation of money or commodities; a judicious use of any
thing to be expended or employed; that careful management of
money or goods which expends nothing unnecessarily, and applies
what is used to a profitable purpose; that use in which nothing
is wasted. It is not equivalent to parsimony, the
latter being an excess of frugality and a fault. Frugality
is always a virtue. Nor is it synonymous with thrift,
in its proper sense; for thrift is the effect of
Webster's, 1st ed., 1828
My worth is not determined by the amount I spend, but by the
wisdom with which I discharge my responsibilities as a steward
over God's creation.
And we know that all things work together for good to those who
love God, to those who are the called according to His
purpose. For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be
conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn
among many brethren.
-- Romans 8:28-29
I have remembered Thy Name, O LORD, in the night, and have
kept Thy Law.
-- Psalm 119:55
This isn't that New Age
"Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??