christian life · lifestyle · my journey

Why Minimalism?

Minimalist lifestyle started a little different for me than probably most people. I was just as materialistic as the next person in LA (I even have a sin-purse story to go with it). In 2012, I read “7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess,” which initially convicted me so much that I started seven months of fasting, and… Continue reading Why Minimalism?

christian life · family · my journey

Sometimes God’s Timing Feels Lousy (Spoiler: I was wrong again!)

I'm NOT one of those people that hear God's voice. Whenever I hear people say, "God is telling me to do this/that," I think, "did you hear that in your dream, or how are you hearing God so clearly?" How do I get God to speak to me so clearly because I'm jealous of people… Continue reading Sometimes God’s Timing Feels Lousy (Spoiler: I was wrong again!)

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Entering 2021 on Brain Overload

I was ready to delete my blog that I started exactly 10 years ago... but the end-of-year review caught me by surprise. There are people out there still reading my blog. As I contemplated deleting my blog, this quote came to mind: "So many thoughts on my mind but who to tell them to? And… Continue reading Entering 2021 on Brain Overload

christian life · my journey

How do you forgive someone who isn’t sorry?

I've been trying to forgive the same person for the past 20 years... and for most of that time, I thought I had forgiven this person.... but then something else happens and then I'm right back where I started. I've been thinking a lot about my unforgiving heart... and I finally understand why it's so… Continue reading How do you forgive someone who isn’t sorry?

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2016: the year of mourning

Definition of mourning 1:  the act of sorrowing Mourning is often associated with grief over death of a person. Death is one of the most painful experiences in life. I've experienced mourning over loved ones. But this year, I also learned that mourning happens when you experience loss in other ways... and it's even necessary. Nothing… Continue reading 2016: the year of mourning