Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Living With Less: An Intro to the Intro



I've had this in my head to write about for months now.  I'm passionate about it.  It's deeply important to me.  And I want so much to share it.  And, like most things I feel that way about, I'm not quite sure how or where to start in telling you about it.  So I've decided to start by telling you that I'm going to start.  It could take me a long time to feel like I've "finished" what I want to say.  It could take me a week.  I don't really know.



It's become so much a part of me in the past many months that I feel a little reserved about it.  It's not unlike sharing your testimony of the gospel for the first time.  You know what it is.  And it means so much to you.  But you don't know how it will be received.  Will the listener understand?  Will they understand how much it means to you?  Will they give it the importance it deserves?  Will they be nice about it?  It can be a little scary to open up your heart, your ideas.  But it's too important not to share.  So you go for it.  You do it anyway.

I just want you to know from the outset that that's how I feel about this.  It's not just an idea I have.  It's a part of me.  Of course you're free to disagree, but I hope you won't take the time to leave nasty or discouraging comments.  I don't think you will.  You guys are really nice.

So enough talking about talking about IT.  What is IT?  IT's this:

Living With Less makes more room for real happiness.  It leaves space for clarity of mind.  It frees up the too-tight budget.  It frees up your life.  And I want to give that to you guys.  'Cuz, like I said, you guys are really nice.


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See the entire Living With Less series HERE.

1 comment:

Janthony said...

SO excited about this, Katie! This is the type of stuff I want to read about on the internet, not more ideas about stuff I should buy to fill my house with that I don't actually need (and certainly can't afford.)

Thanks for sharing your ideas! I love trying to live more simply.


Jana