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Let God Be God!

Do you need to slow down? If you’re running around like a hamster on a wheel, maybe you need to take a break! Crown’s founder, the late Larry Burkett, suffered during a time of particularly high stress. Recognizing that it was more than he could handle, he jokingly said that he was going to resign […]

Labor Day

Happy Labor Day! Today’s holiday was created in 1894 to honor the men, women and children who served as the industrial foundation of our nation. In the midst of our festivities, let’s pause to remember the meaning of work and rest. “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God […]

I Bought a Boat – To Rest

I bought a boat.  I know. I know. This is no speedboat, or a luxury liner. It’s a 20-year-old bass fishing boat. This was no impulse purchase. I had the money set aside. I looked for a long time and thoroughly educated myself on bass boats. I talked to people, listened to advice and looked […]

Rest Impacts Finances

Do you struggle to rest? I’m not good at resting. Our heavenly Father rested after he created the world and He gave us the Sabbath to rest. The problem is that many of us don’t really know how. Forbes reports that despite a nearly $65 billion a year sleep aid market, millions of Americans are […]

Driven By Success

Are you driven by the desire for success?  Today, Crown’s founder, Larry Burkett, talks about living with the right priorities.   If you’ve been blessed with My MoneyLife, I invite you to discover the Crown Stewardship Podcasts. They focus on helping you find freedom in your finances and career. You can subscribe on Spotify and […]

Stewardship of Your Health

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away!” I like to add to that expression: “A walk a day keeps a healthy 401(k)!” Keeping an active lifestyle keeps you fit and saves you a significant amount of money. It reduces long-term health costs, allowing you to save and plan for big purchases, retirement, and generous […]

Find Work/Rest Balance

Are you getting enough rest? One of my sons thought I was a workaholic until he had to support a family. He then ate those words! God gave Adam a job before sin entered the world. Work’s good for us – a blessing! Plus, whether at home or at an office, work grants opportunities to […]

Ready For Vacation

Covid-fatigued and ready for a family vacation?  A new study released by Expedia reveals that Americans are more vacation-deprived than ever. The average American employee took only 8 vacation days in 2020, the fewest number among 16 countries surveyed. Many respondents replied that it’s been over a year since they took a vacation. Some used […]

Getting Your Priorities in Order

What price are you willing to pay for ‘success’? Your health? Your marriage? Today, Crown’s founder, Larry Burkett, says it may be time to renegotiate.     If you’re struggling with credit card debt, I recommend Christian Credit Counselors. For more information call the Crown Helpline: 800-722-1976 or visit us online at

‘Work From Home’ Burnout

Feeling burned out? Finding balance is tough when working from home. We know the importance of healthy eating, exercise, time off, and sleep. In April, the Harvard Business Review published “3 Tips to Avoid ‘Work From Home’ Burnout.” The authors report the importance of drawing lines between our professional and personal lives  – and they […]