I create videos on simplicity, mindset, and purpose to encourage and empower you to mountain top living.
10 ways a clean and detox your home without spending a fortune.
Choose a Simple Stylish Green Vintage Automobile and save $!

I’m working on a big long list of frugal wins, so look for more videos on this topic coming soon. My goal is 101!


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Learning what fuels passion.
When we value our own comfort more than our calling…

How to simplify your kitchen to fit your tiny house or to live more spaciously in the home you currently enjoy.
Prophetic messages from the heart of God to encourage and inspire.

Ways my Austrian and I live a simple frugal life.
I’ve experienced what scientists call the Flow State and I LOVE it, so I’m exploring more intentional learning on this topic.

God is replacing Christian Monarchs with servant leaders.
Prophetic Encouragement
Brain Science Motivation & Happiness Hacks
Are you on the verge of a miracle?
Today I’m exploring Core Values, Flow and Excellence
The book that started the tiny house movement… years later.
Perfectionism is SUCH a pain! So is starting over…
Expanding my mindset on the Proverbs 31 women…
We step out of conformity to fall into step with heaven.
Jesus was Moved with Compassion
3 Keys to Productivity: Urgency, Importance, & Simplicity…
the power of staying in the deep NOW.
Some leaders use this verse to silence other believers but Jesus…
Reading “Simplify the Message: Multiply the Impact”
Reading “The Purple Cow” by Seth Godin
How to be supportive when someone you love is dealing with infertility.
Never be afraid to go somewhere Jesus already is.
Prophetic Encouragement
Throwing yourself into the arms of God – (God is a good catcher)
Shalom is much more than “just” peace…
God is Releasing us into the HIGHER Ministry of Unconditional LOVE
Tour my Bookshelf for a quick tour through some of my favorites.
A colorful kid’s book about the deep ocean.
What do you think? Hook line and sinker? Or not? (Not!)

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My life verse in this season…
Something amazing is right around the corner!
Welcome to my blog where I share what I’m learning. Click any image to learn more. ~Carmen Shenk
Listening to Matt Beckenham today challenged me to think of Father in my own story…
My thoughts on Blame and Excuses plus a book review of “The Book of Mistakes” by Skip Prichard (Which I loved!)
Feeling underwater? Ready for a BOLD MOVE? “The Beginner’s Guide to Tiny Houses” may be just what…
Does vibrant faith ever grow from seeds of fear?
Exploring the intersection of faith and fear.
Do you TRUST who the church has become?
BECOMING requires intention
Learning to live in the FLOW