#067: Freedom From Stuff

Joshua Becker writes a blog called Becoming Minimalist, and that title describes well his journey: he hasn’t figured out all the ins and outs of minimalism… he’s becoming one. He and I chat about what it means to live simply by living with less. Both of us are parents, we both live in the real (read more…)

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A habit that could be cluttering your life

Things have been feeling a little dim in my life lately. It’s hard to really put my finger on. It’s not one single thing. My work is, for the most part, fun and productive. No major fights in my marriage. No one is sick or struggling or dying. Summer is coming so the near future (read more…)

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Finding spiritual whitespace

Don’t know if you’ve noticed around the Internet lately, but bloggers are clamoring for a bit of quiet. Everywhere I turn, I read that another blogging friend is taking a break from the loud cacophony of the competing voices on social media, vying for two seconds of our attention. I love this. I take a (read more…)

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A slower summer benediction

As you start this week, may you enjoy the slowing dawn of a simpler, unhurried summer. (Even if it’s not quite summer in your neck of the woods.) Our summer season started rather unofficially this past weekend, and I’m already savoring a different rhythm to my liturgy—lingering mornings, unconventional sorts of work projects, a deceleration (read more…)

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Weekend links

Kids react to old computers exactly like you think they would :: The Fine Brothers No excuses: minimalism with kids :: Zen Habits Organised (enough) :: Slow Your Home How to support handmade without spending money :: Making This Home I have a kid hangover (but I manage to write anyway) :: Ellen Painter Dollar (read more…)

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