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The Blessings Of Living Simply, Part 2

If you’ve started downsizing your stuff or you’re attempting a minimalist lifestyle and you’re not sure it’s benefiting you, try this:

Pick one thing you LIKE, but don’t need, and get rid of it. 480 more words


I've Come a Long Way, Baby

I used to be so painfully shy that I would blush and hide behind my mother when anyone talked to me. Now I speak regularly in the classroom and in front of groups as large as 1,000 people. 255 more words


Facebook Fast

Yesterday I ended my Lenten fast from Facebook. The fast was not difficult at all. In fact, several friends reported that they were experiencing more withdrawal symptoms than I was during my absence. 220 more words

Intentional Living

Warrior Pose

In Sanskrit, The Warrior pose is called Virabhadrasana. The name derives from Virabhadra, a great warrior hero in Indian mythology. Warrior pose is a vigorous yoga posture that demands strength and steadiness. 1,283 more words

Becky Allender

Alone again

Until very recently I used to make sure that I had plans for a day or a weekend off. I always had to be doing something outside of the house. 676 more words


#atozchallenge: Quell

Surrounding me lies the dead grasses of last year’s prairie: brown, chest high, stretching off towards the barren woods in the distance. A strong wind rustles each blade of grass, and the millions of gentle movements begin to form a symphony. 169 more words


The Reality of Easter

Easter was different when I still had three children at home.  The days leading up to Easter Sunday were often filled with shopping for Easter clothes, putting baskets together, and planning for an egg hunt.   362 more words