Two years ago I prayed, “Jesus, I can’t focus on both singing and my finances at the same time. If I really focus on singing I need to spend money on a keyboard and a mic. If I focus on finances I can’t spend money on anything but getting out of debt. What should I do?”
I didn’t like the answer.
I got a big, resounding, “FINANCES”.
That wasn’t what I wanted to hear. I wanted to hear, “Sing your heart out! Go sing right now! I’ve got a great gig that pays a million dollars a song just for you!” (In case you’re reading this, Jesus, I’m still waiting on that gig)
But, no. Finances. Budgeting. No fun for Aaron.
I missed vacations. I couldn’t go out with my friends. I chose to pay off debt and save an emergency fund.
It royally sucked.
Until, after a year, I…