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?
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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!)
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
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?
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