A simple life. Free of clutter. Unnecessary commitments. Unhindered service. No junk.
Does this life even exist?
We visited a monastery today with our home school group. Wow, they have a lot going for them! It caused me to pause again and wonder why I do what I do. Why I have what I have.
It's a desire that goes deep. I have websites pinned about simplicity, I've read books about it, I subscribe to blogs about it --
When the reality is that I'm in the middle of a life that's anything but.
Four kids. Educating, feeding, and clothing them. Family. Friends. Hobbies. Ministries.
It's not simple.
So what can I make simple?
Do I say no to everything non-essential?
Or do I embrace the wild ride, knowing it's only a season?
So many thoughts. What do you think?
Me? I'll have to think later. It's time to make dinner.