A Little Money Goes a Long Way with Rachel Cruze

by | Mar 28, 2023 | The Love Offering Podcast Show Notes

A little money can go a long way to creating beautiful memories. While big vacations and expensive purchases can be nice, so can things from the dollar store. When we use a little creativity and give gifts from our hearts, even items that are free can have a big impact.


This principle is beautifully displayed in the life of a poor widow who gave all she had in the Gospels of Mark and Luke. While her donation was meager in comparison to those of the other givers that day, Jesus drew the disciples’ attention to her offering in particular. I love that Jesus valued her humble gift. From our earthly perspective, we question how in the world her minuscule donation could make any difference, but to Jesus, it made all the difference in the world. Jesus used the little money she had to teach a lesson about the heart of giving and show that any amount spent from the heart can yield an eternal dividend.


Rachel Cruze from Ramsey Solutions is on the show today chatting about how a little money can go a long way through her books Know Yourself, Know Your Money: Discover WHY you handle money the way you do, and WHAT to do about it and Love Your Life Not Theirs: 7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want. Join us to learn tips to give generously and steward your money well to create a life you love.



“We are naturally wired to spend or save.”


“There is more about money in Scripture than there is about heaven and hell.”


“What’s the wisest way to live with money? How can money be a blessing?”


“God’s way works in all areas of our life, including our money.”


“Regardless of where you are financially, you need to be giving.”


“Give a little until you can give a lot.”


“It’s not yours to begin with. It’s Gods.”


“More money does not always equal more generosity.”


“Hope is one of the greatest human attributes—to believe that you can have a different situation.”


“There is something to be said about the commodity of time.”


Dr. Gary Chapman’s Five Love Languages


“The food category of our lives has made us feel a pinch.”


“Second guess your habits and norms. Question everything.”


“There’s something about the simplicity of less. Simple times can be sweet.”


Connect with Rachel:


The Rachel Cruze Show

Smart Money Happy Hour Podcast

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I’m Rachael Adams

I’m an author, speaker, and host of The Love Offering Podcast. My mission is to help women find significance and purpose throught Christ.

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