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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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thanks for the links from the past! i love the knitting.... i totally know i can go into your archive and read whatever from whenever but with my society-imposed ADD it seems like too much work

Happy Early Birthday!

Kim Feth

Happy Blog Birthday
Kim Feth
Apex, NC

Mike Gothard

Happy Birthday, you and your blog :) Hope it's your best year ever!!

Marla Taviano

Happy Early Birthday, Joanne! I'm so thankful that Bill introduced us all those years ago! (THREE??)

Hope your birthday is just stinkin' awesome!! Love you!!


Thanks for the birthday wishes my birthday buddy! Wish we could celebrate together! What are you planning?

Monica Nallathambi.

Happy Birthday! Tomorrow is my birthday too!
May you continue to bear fruit for the Lord!

Melissa @ Breath of Life

Happy Birthday! Hope you have a wonderful one!

So glad I found you in the last 4 years. You're a blessing in my life. And one day, we'll have to plan a MIRL to celebrate OUR day! Wouldn't that be fun?!


Happy Birthday, Joanne and The Simple Wife, but especially Joanne!

Luke Holzmann

Happy Birthday/Blogoversary!



Happy birthday girlfriend!!!! What a gift to have found you!!! Hope you are having a beautiful day!!


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