Category: Priorities

Total 33 Posts

Rest

This week, after a whirlwind weekend of celebrations and travel, I hit an energy wall. I was exhausted– mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.  In the past, I would have pushed through, ignoring my body, brain, and soul’s exhaustion. But since becoming a Christian minimalist, I am much more aware of

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Tuning Out the Consumer Voices

Note: This is a guest post written by The Rev. Samantha Drennan, a part-time associate to the Bishop in Northeastern PA Synod (ELCA), full-time parish pastor, and cat mom. Becca (The Christian Minimalist) asked me to write this guest post after I sent her the above picture of guest towels.

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Possessions Aren’t Bad

People can make a lot of assumptions when they find out that you live a different type of lifestyle. Whether positive or negative, these assumptions can offer a great learning moment. For example, every time I tell someone I’m a Christian minimalist, chances are good that their immediate assumption is

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Minimalism in the Movies: The Bling Ring

If there is a movie out there that shows the consequences of putting celebrity, wealth, and material possessions above all else, it’s Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring. Based on Nancy Jo Sales’ article in Vanity Fair, “The Subjects Wore Louboutins,” The Bling Ring attempts to tell the real-life story of

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