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, 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

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

Doing Life

In Praise of a Quiet Life (Link Roundup)

"...make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, 12 so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody." - 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 I was really hoping to… Continue reading In Praise of a Quiet Life (Link Roundup)

Stuff and Things

What I Learned This Winter

This week I'm pausing to join Emily Freeman and her community of readers in talking about what I learned this season. And I'm glad this has come up because this winter had quite a lot to teach me, lessons both big and small (and a little scary). Apparently you can have two words. Remember back… Continue reading What I Learned This Winter