Living as a Christian minimalist, I end up having a lot of conversations with folks who are curious. Many times, they’re curious about minimalism in general– but more often than not, people really want to know how I connect minimalism to my Christian faith. One of the major reasons I
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are you’ve heard of Marie Kondo and her KonMari method of “tidying up.” It all started with her best-seller The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Then her second book was born, Spark Joy. Now, Marie Kondo’s tidying method has reached even
Well, I did it! I went a whole year without shopping. When I wrote about the start of my no shopping year at the beginning of 2018, I had no idea what was in store (pun intended). I didn’t know how I would react to only buying necessities, and how my year-long
It’s that time when everyone starts thinking about the upcoming year, and many of us start making New Year’s resolutions. Here’s a question for you: How many New Year’s resolutions have you made in the past? And how many of them have you actually kept for the whole year? If
It’s that crazy time of year– people rushing around, buying gifts for everyone, and frantically wrapping all the presents in time for Christmas. It’s sheer pandemonium, trying to get it all done. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Why do we give gifts? The tradition of giving
I own a fabulous pair of red shoes. They are my favorite pair of shoes. I wear them when my outfit needs a pop of color, or when I need some cheering up on a cloudy day, or when I just want to wear fun shoes. I wear them constantly.
I waited seven years to meet my husband. Seven. Years. During those very long years, I did everything I could possibly do to meet my future husband. I tried online dating. I asked friends if they knew anyone they could set me up with. I prayed. I asked my friends
When I was in seminary (graduate school for people called by God to public ministry), I broke my foot. If you’ve ever broken a bone, you know painful it can be. But even more than that, you know how inconvenient it can be. Simple actions that you could do with
I don’t know about you– but I watch a decent amount of movies. And since some folks have really taken to the post on The Post (see what I did there?), I figured it would be fun to write a post on minimalism in the movies once in a while!
There comes a time in everyone’s life when suddenly the million dollar question pops up: “Why am I here?” And by “here,” I don’t mean your geographic location. I mean, “Why am I here on this earth?” Or, to take it a bit deeper: “What is the meaning of life?”