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Uncluttering My Soul


I heard this phrase, uncluttering your soul, awhile ago and just had to write it down. If you’ve been around me for a little while you’ll probably find out pretty quickly that one of my goals is to live more simply. While I do believe simple living is Biblical, the whole reason I started on this journey was because I found…

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When God Weaves a Complicated Story

When God Weaves a Complicated Story


I submitted this article as a guest post submission to a blog awhile ago and it didn’t get chosen so I thought instead of just tossing it I would share it here. We just got off the phone from a call we had been dreading might come, our adoption agency told us they would no longer be able to work…

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Simple Living and The Hustle


Initially, those two terms seem contradictory to me: simple living & the hustle. And while it is true that they can coexist, they can even be complimentary. I don’t have a personal official definition of simple living, but other people do: Tsh Oxenreider calls it “living holistically with your life’s purpose” Joshua Becker says for him it is, “the intentional promotion…

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Ladies, Let's

Let’s Love Each Other Well


Ladies, Let’s gather the courage to be nice to each other. Let’s remember that often timidity, snobbery or gossip, is actually a cloak for insecurity. Let’s try to be the first ones to smile, to say hello and introduce ourselves. Let’s be the ones to build others up. Let’s be the church, the hands and feet of Jesus. When we…

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Simplifying with Kids

SIMPLIFYING WITH KIDS


Runner up post title was: How to Simplify When Your Daughter is a Sentimental Hoarder (hmm, that actually sounds like me when I was growing up). One thing I’ve learned in the last few years is: I don’t need better organizing systems, I need less stuff. That revelation was huge and ever so helpful for me and since then I…

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5 Reasons We Are Choosing to Homeschool

5 REASONS WE ARE CHOOSING TO HOMESCHOOL


When I was in elementary school I knew zero kids that were homeschooled. It wasn’t even a concept I was really aware of at the time. I had my first introduction to homeschooling when I was in my last year or two of high school, I was friends of friends with a girl who was homeschooled. A girl, a few years younger than…

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