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Simple Living Isn’t Easy

Life in the 21st century is anything but simple.  Do I really need to tell you that?  Our world feeds us countless messages defining what we need in order to be happy, successful, and fulfilled.  Messages like: Live the dream! You can be anything you want to be! Buy [this product] to be more [attractive/productive/happy].…

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When it’s Their Stuff, Not Yours

You’re tired of your spouse’s clothes strewn all over the floor. You wish your crafty daughter would clean up the unfinished craft project from the dining room table. You cringe at the increasing clutter in the basement—nobody knows what to do with it, but now there’s nowhere to walk. This is an extremely common but…

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Rules to Live By

Whenever I want to make ongoing improvements in my life, there is usually a habit or two connected with that change which I need to alter.  I’ve learned to set “rules” for myself to encourage me to make those changes.  Now some people react to the concept of rules, fearing they will be an imposition…

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Ordered Steps on a New Path

I grew up in an immaculate home.  Really.  My father was a carpenter who built our stone front colonial split level home on a hill with a pastoral view.  My mom, a dedicated, full-time homemaker, kept our home well-ordered and immaculately clean.  Have you heard the saying, “You could eat off the floors?” Yup, that…

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Time for a Change

Time for a fresh start.  A new year is here! As the bustle and festivities of the holiday season fade, the promise of a new beginning breathes hope into the darkest and coldest months ahead. The common practice of making a New Year’s Resolution sets us on a course of seeking to better ourselves in…