Category Archives: A Path Less Taken

Reflections on life, the lord, and living a path less taken.

The Gift of Life

Nothing puts perspective into one’s self-awareness like life and death.  In a three-week span of time, my mother passed away and my third precious grand baby has been born.  Sophie Ann made her debut today at 8:47 pm.  My promise to her is that I will treasure her always and share with her all I […]

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The Avarice…

The Grinch: That’s what it’s all about, isn’t it? That’s what it’s always been *about*. Gifts, gifts… gifts, gifts, gifts, gifts, gifts! You wanna know what happens to your gifts? They all come to me. In your garbage. You see what I’m saying? In your *garbage*. I could hang myself with all the bad Christmas […]

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Sharpened Focus…

This weekend has been so lovely.  Each day that passes as a Minimalist becomes sweeter and sweeter.  Now don’t get me wrong, I am not advocating that Minimalism results in a “Pollyannic” life where nothing goes wrong, life continues with its ups and downs.  What I am finding in my life is that my focus […]

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The More of Less…

Daniel and I have been on the journey of “minimalizing” our life for about seven months.  During this time we have taken several truckloads (yes I said truckloads) of items such as clothing, books, kitchenware, decorations, (you name it) to various charity locations.  The rest we have tried to recycle and as a last resort, […]

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All Things Green

Over the past year I have pondered the massive amount of information (both good and bad) on global warming, living green, sustainable living, minimalism and the zero waste lifestyle.  The amount of information can make your head swim.  I have heard and read comments such as “I don’t have time for all of this” or […]

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