Simplicity

simplicity

Simplicity: Letting go of things that keep us from God

Some ideas for practicing:

  • Often we think of simplicity in terms of “stuff,” and for sure it includes stuff. But it begins in the heart. A simple heart is one that that loves God and people. We first learn to ask the question aloud, as a family, “Does this bring us closer to God and/or people?” And whether “this” is things or events or whatever, if the answer is, “No”—we pass on it.
  • Look around your spaces. What things are bringing you closer to God or people? Are there some “things” that are just cluttering up the space? Get rid of those things—or better yet, think of someone who could really use them and enjoy blessing them.

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