The following is a post from contributor Kari Patterson of Sacred Mundane.
I have this fantasy of fleeing into the far-off woods and living off-grid. In my (unrealistic) fantasy we live off the land with no iPhones, no trips to Costco, no internet, nothing.
Whenever this dream crops up my husband shakes his head and patiently waits for it to pass. It always does. We love our life in this crazy world, even if at times it feels dizzying.
Between leading a church, traveling to speak, writing a book, keeping a blog, managing a (full) house, and homeschooling, there are days when my goal of “simple” seems to laugh in my face.
Nothing about life, really, is simple.
But that’s why, in this busy, hectic world, simplifying isn’t just a fun idea, it’s vital.
It’s necessary for our sanity. The ways in which we simplify will vary for us all, but we all must make simplification choices if we’re going to keep our homes without losing our minds.
Here are 3 simple ways we have simplified, and why they’ve made a world of difference for this dizzy mama.