"And He said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth."
Today, I am SO grateful to Joshua Becker for allowing me to share my heart at his amazing blog, "Becoming Minimalist." I have been following Joshua for years, and he has been a huge inspiration to my family and me on our minimizing journey. Joshua was the first person I wanted to interview back in 2015 when God began to lead me to start the "Inner Views" segment of this blog. I thoroughly enjoyed our telephone conversation, and you can read my interview with Joshua by clicking HERE.
My family and I are finding a deep and meaningful sense of purpose in the "nothingness" God has led us to carve out in our lives. Our passionate pursuit echoes the cry of John the Baptist's heart in John 3:30, "He must increase, but I must decrease."
A closer walk with Jesus is the driving force behind our letting go of so much of this world's goods, and it is the thrust of our new book,
(You can order your own copy of our book HERE!)
"I stood in our son, Zach’s room, staring at his cleaned-out, nearly empty closet.
“The only thing that will be on the floor will be my laundry basket, Mama!” His words were spoken with such pride and excitement, and in that moment, it hit me how grateful I am not only for our minimizing journey but for the timing of it."