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InTENtionals for De-Cluttering
It’s National Simplicity Day! Here are 10 things you can do now to de-clutter your home, your work, & your life!
- Clutter is a threat to your spiritual life
The seed cast in the weeds is the person who hears the kingdom news, but weeds of worry and illusions about getting more and wanting everything under the sun strangle what was heard, and nothing comes of it. (Matthew13:22 MSG)
- Clutter is costly to your finances
Why spend money on what does not satisfy? Why spend your wages and still be hungry? Listen to me and do what I say, and you will enjoy the best food of all. (Isaiah 55:2 GNT)
- Clutter damages your relationships
Once a man had two sons. The younger son said to his father, “Give me my share of the property.” So the father divided his property between his two sons. Not long after that, the younger son packed up everything he owned and left for a foreign country, where he wasted all his money in wild living. (Luke 15:11-13 CEV)
- Clutter limits your potential at work
As a good soldier of Christ Jesus you must endure your share of suffering. Soldiers on duty don’t work at outside jobs. They try only to please their commanding officer. (2 Timothy 2:3 CEV)
- Clutter can damage your health
Because I have been foolish, my sores stink and rot. I am bent over, I am crushed; I mourn all day long. I am burning with fever and I am near death. I am worn out and utterly crushed; my heart is troubled, and I groan with pain. (Psalm 38:5-8 GNT)
- Clutter is a trap into the unimportant
[Martha’s] sister, Mary, sat at the Lord’s feet, listening to what he taught. But Martha was distracted by the big dinner she was preparing. She came to Jesus and said, “Lord, doesn’t it seem unfair to you that my sister just sits here while I do all the work? Tell her to come and help me.” (Luke 10:39-40 NLT)
- Clutter is a crutch
So then, let us rid ourselves of everything that gets in the way, and of the sin which holds on to us so tightly, and let us run with determination the race that lies before us. (Hebrews 12:1 GNT)
- Clutter is a learned behavior
Because the time will come when people will not listen to the true teaching but will find many more teachers who please them by saying the things they want to hear. They will stop listening to the truth and will begin to follow false stories. But you should control yourself at all times, accept troubles, do the work of telling the Good News, and complete all the duties of a servant of God. (2 Timothy 4:3-5 NCV)
- Clutter is promoted by our culture
Don’t be greedy, for a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. Because of these sins, the anger of God is coming. You used to do these things when your life was still part of this world. (Colossians 3:5-7 NLT)
- Clutter is both visible and invisible
Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. He existed before anything was created and is supreme over all creation, for through him God created everything in the heavenly realms and on earth. He made the things we can see and the things we can’t see— such as thrones, kingdoms, rulers, and authorities in the unseen world. Everything was created through him and for him. He existed before anything else, and he holds all creation together. (Colossians 1:15-17 NLT)
The Simple Way
Today is National Simplicity Day, & Caz Tod-Pearson with The Simple Way in Philadelphia drops by to talk how to cultivate community & live simply in such a busy age.
Greg Laurie reminds us to keep perspective. “We often accuse God when we feel like we don’t have enough, and we forget God when we have more than enough.” – Bill Ronning
Laura Story pulls back the curtain and share with us the story behind her song Extraordinary.
I agree with Tim Keller when he says; “Suffering is a reminder this world is not the way it is supposed to be.”
Meredith Andrews reminds us God is present in every moment!
Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.2 Corinthians 3:17