Doing Life

Here’s to Knowing Yourself, and to New Beginnings

I was shocked when I pulled up this blog and realized how long it's been since I last wrote something here. I never intended to take such a long break. There were many times, early on, when I thought of something I wanted to post about here, but I just didn't have the energy. And… Continue reading Here’s to Knowing Yourself, and to New Beginnings

Doing Life

A Biblical Case for Simple Living

The Apostle Paul extolled the virtues of living a quiet life, and Jesus Christ himself taught that we shouldn’t chase after material goods, but focus instead on serving others and nurturing our faith. Indeed, during his earthly ministry, Jesus seemed to embrace a lifestyle of minimalism and simplicity, trusting God for his every earthly need.… Continue reading A Biblical Case for Simple Living

Doing Life

In Which I Figure a Few Things Out

I'm on a never-ending quest to make my life easier, as are we all, I'm sure. Which is why when I have some "A-ha!" moments I feel like I should share them, just in case there's someone reading this who struggles in the same area(s) I do and who might benefit from my discoveries. (The… Continue reading In Which I Figure a Few Things Out

Doing Life, Stuff and Things

Link Roundup: Fall Minimalism Edition

Happy fall, y'all! This week has been a week. Not a terrible week, but not a great one, either. It started out great with a super-productive Monday, but on Monday night our refrigerator started making unhealthy noises and, sure enough, by Tuesday morning everything had begun to melt and thaw. So that was tons of… Continue reading Link Roundup: Fall Minimalism Edition

Doing Life, Stuff and Things

What I Learned This Summer

It's time for another post about what I learned this season! Which is good because I'm having an unexpectedly hectic week and otherwise I would've skipped posting this week. Which brings me to my first item: I don't have to operate on anyone else's schedule. This is something I finally figured out after allowing myself… Continue reading What I Learned This Summer

Doing Life

The Essentials of Essentialism

Recently, I joined the launch teams for two upcoming books--one by Jess Connely and one by Holley Gerth. I will talk about each of those books in future posts--two different posts, because it wouldn't be fair to make them share--but today I want to talk about the fact that guys, I signed up to two… Continue reading The Essentials of Essentialism

Doing Life

11 Simple Life Quotes to Inspire Clutter-Free Living

  Here's an excerpt of a recent article I wrote for Brightpeak Financial blog. *** You’ve cleaned out your closets, given truckloads of stuff to charity, streamlined your schedule and seen firsthand how living with less can free up time, money and energy that you can use to focus on what truly matters. But no… Continue reading 11 Simple Life Quotes to Inspire Clutter-Free Living