Sunday, June 21, 2009

Escaping the American Dream

As many of you know, Jared and I love getting rid of "stuff". When we moved out here we literally only took what we could fit into 2 cars. And we couldn't feel any better about it--it was a difficult and long process at the time, but it was also extremely freeing!!!

Once a month or so we receive a "Compassion" magazine from compassion international through which we sponsor a wonderful boy James. In this months magazine, there was an awesome article about "escaping the american dream". The article spoke of a christian man who was very well off, owned a sports car and a really nice humongeous home...and one day he decided to live with less, sold the sports car and bought a 1993 toyota camry, and downsized to a house half the size. You can join the club and get more info at

It's obviously not for everyone, but with loving my very freeing feeling of not owning much stuff, I LOVE the idea:)
~Angela M.

1 comment:

Wilde said...

Loved reading your posts. :o)