Generosity in Vignettes

Vignette #1 It was my best friend Andrew and me sitting down at a Taco Bell in Little Rock. Suddenly, a man who was clearly homeless or close to it approached our table. He had a Walkman and was dancing to whatever music was playing. We didn’t know what to do, but he was obviously trying to get our attention. He took off his headphones and placed them on Andrew’s ears. Andrew, being the comedian that he is, just began spastically dancing to the music and getting into it. We all laughed and then the man took the headphones off of Andrew and put them on me. So I started dancing as if this song were some contagious groove. Again, we all laughed, and still, neither Andrew nor I had any idea what

Decluttering and Simplifying

For my husband Daniel and me, this has been the year of less. It’s been a year of downsizing, reevaluating and refreshing. Let me tell you about it. The Lord had been speaking to our hearts about simplicity and contentment with less. A few things that inspired me were Seven, a book by Jen Hatmaker (highly recommend); some friends of mine who had been living out of a Winnebago and loving it; and all the things Jesus said about possessions. Last summer, He gave us the perfect opportunity to walk it out and put it into practice. The good news is this: Jesus got us out of the rat race. We were getting ready for a multi-month bicycle trip, and our lease was up on the house we were renting. The pl

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