Enough: Discovering Joy through Simplicity and Generosity

*The following is part of the Patheos book club.  Get more info here. Over the weekend I read an incredibly helpful book by Adam Hamilton called, Enough: Discovering Joy through Simplicity and Generosity.  It is a book that “…with the help of God, we aim to simplify our lives and silence the voices constantly telling [Read More...]

Soren Kierkegaard: A Parable of Affluence Rather than the Simplicity of Christ

The following functions as a parable for those who let “worry” lead to the desire for financial security and eventually affluence, rather than choosing the simplicity of Christ.  Read the following in light of Matthew 6.25ff… When the prosperous man on a dark but star-lit night drives comfortably in his carriage and has the lanterns [Read More...]

Simplicity and the Subversion of Subtle Idolatry

photo © 2010 Andrei Bocan | more info (via: Wylio) During the 46 days of Lent (well, in actuality my family celebrated the Resurrection on Saturday so we chose to feast with them then [45 days]) food often filled my thoughts.  Attempting to live on $2 a day meant that I craved Chipotle on a [Read More...]

Simplicity in the Burbs: $2 a day for Lent (Introduction and an Opportunity for You)

I am picky. I hate most foods that could be considered healthy. In college, I ate Panda Express (Chinese fast food) for dinner almost every night and supplemented other meals with burgers and pizza. As a child, I would sit at my Grandpa’s dinner table for hours because I refused to eat my veggies. My [Read More...]


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