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We are all Stewards (Not the Ones on an Airplane)

Stewardship can be a strange concept for us property-owning, merchandise-buying, stuff-hoarding Americans. A steward is simply a person employed to manage another’s property. In the grand scheme of things, we are all stewards, who are called to take care of what belongs to someone else. 172 more words


Best Damn Quotes #12: Henry David Thoreau on Materialism

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.    –Henry David Thoreau


Estate Sale: What Will Yours Be Like?

Estate sale.

A phrase both simple and complex.  Dichotomy from the outset.

First of all, such sales are rarely (at least where I’m from) held in what I would consider to be an estate. 358 more words

Voluntary simplicity

GIVEAWAYS!!! Mine runs until this Friday at midnight, the other runs all month long. Good luck!

We have so much stuff. I know I’ve said it before, but our house is stuffed to the gills with stuff. 487 more words


In praise of....nothing.

I think now, more than ever before people feel a tremendous pressure to do and be as many things as possible. Pressure is everywhere and it is not just about surviving this crazy life. 558 more words