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War is Over, If You Want It

At the Garlic and Arts Fest two weeks ago, they had a mini-version of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s billboard.  When I saw it, it stopped me in my tracks and brought tears to my eyes.  Yes, I am pregnant and more emotional than usual, but honestly I’ve never been able to listen to that […]

Living Lightly – the One Car Family

The first thing I want to say about choosing to have only one car in our family is that it’s one of the best things we ever did for our life as a family.  We live in a rural area, with no public transportation options, but are near the center of our town, so we […]

Living Lightly, with Love

Thank you so much for all your kind and thoughtful comments on the money post.  My dear friend Kyce has a terrific post currently about living with less, so be sure to hop over and read that as well.  And please do share your own inspirations with us below. Like Kyce, I must admit that […]

Let’s Talk About Money.

Let’s just dive right in, shall we?  Let’s talk about money.  I’ve been thinking and praying a lot about these next posts.  Ben reminded me of something wonderful, which is what I definitely want to start with – that we are given so many gifts.  It is so easy for all of us (myself included!) […]

Slaying Dragons

It’s that time of year, friends.  School is beginning, the air is turning crisp.  In Judaism, the New Year is quickly approaching, and with it comes the task of reviewing the past year – asking forgiveness for the times we have “missed the mark,” and vowing to be a better person in the year to […]