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My pledge not to buy new stuff

I’ve got a bee in my bonnet.  A plastic one.

But it’s not just plastic.  It is all unnecessary consumerism-gone-mad purchases.

I’m a bit alarmed by the Easter merchandise. 810 more words

Musings On Life

THINGS: An Intimate History

As a child I collected countless things – rocks, marbles, stickers, sea glass – things that seemed so insignificant. A child can place the largest value upon the most mundane of things, something that becomes increasingly hard to grasp as one slips away into adulthood. 407 more words


Man arrested in ‘online-porn-star’ murder

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Blunt-force Trauma


I see laundry
Washing clothes
Drying, folding too

As not a chore
I’ve changed
My frame
Of view

For when the tasks
Are seen as loving… 109 more words

Good and Faithful

We should manage the money and items entrusted to us from the perspective of God. The Lord says 100% of everything we own is His, not the merely 10% we often give back to the kingdom. 29 more words

Minimalism Series: Investing in Quality

Imagine having only a cupboard filled with paper plates and plastic utensils rather than dishes. What if you ran out?

Well, there you go running to the store again. 507 more words


Go Lean

Nobody Brings All Their Crap Here

A great opportunity inherent in retiring on the other side of the world is that you’re strongly persuaded to get rid of most of the crap you’ve been dutifully hauling around for the last thirty years. 465 more words