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  • Living simply is not so much about the particulars of our lives as much as it is about the principles that govern them. Knowing what God has called you to do, and then doing it--that's living simply.

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Marla Taviano

Don't count me! Thanks so much for sending the book to Bethany. I sooo appreciate it! Love the pencil boxes! And the fireplace is dreamy!

Debra

Hi Joanne,

Frist I have to say like I feel like I know you. I am not sure how I found your blog but once I started reading it I could not stop. Maybe its because you lived close to San Diego and I did also. I was born and raised in Southern CA, but I have lived in Philadelphia for 5 years and now I live in a small town in the UP of MI. Your daughters remind me of my nieces who still live in CA and travel back and forth between San Dimas and San Diego. I love you house (both of them) they both had such a homey, cozy and happy look. Keep up the good work and stay blessed in Gods love. Debra

PS I hope to get my own blog up and running in the near future.

Sam

I would love a book if I am in the top 3! I actually have it on my to-read list, so one way or another I will be reading it as soon as reading time becames more available! Living simply is something I aspire to do, but find hard to do for some reason. Thanks for the blog Joanne - always fun to read!

Teri Awbrey

Joanna,
I just finished your book last week and loved it! I was browsing in the Christian book store before Christmas and the title just "jumped out" at me! I am always stiving to live a more God focused simple life and your book gave me great inspiration and some great ideas! I am far from getting it right but keep trying!!! I choose to be a stay at home mom to my three children (2 boys, 1 girl) ages 8,6 and 4. Thank you for sharing your life with others and for sharing your love for God! I would love to give a copy of your book to a friend if I am one of the top 3. God bless you and your family!

Erin

Darn the time change! If I am not too late I would love a copy of your book.

Thanks Joanne:)

Rhonda

I'll leave a comment just because you love them so much. I enjoy your blog and I'm glad to see that Tobin has started his own. Keep writing! I do hope to read your book one day.

kathie

I love reading your blog and would love to read your book one day as well....
my one and only goal for 2007 is to live more simply and reduce the amount of things we have that I know we don't need!
thanks
Kathie in NJ

Teri

Joanne,
Sorry I misspelled your name earlier.....I had all 3 kids talking to me at the same time while I was posting the comment!!!!

Jennifer Bennett

Joanne,
I have read your book and completely loved it. As I have mentioned, the title just really stuck out to me. My goal is to live a life of simplicity. The book was not only encouraging, but it offered practical advice. I hope to read more books written by you!

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