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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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Great idea, Joanne! Thanks for the reminder that our prayers can be so simple! It's not difficult, but it does take discipline. Our church has an email prayer chain and I find myself reading it and never praying for the things mentioned! How awful!

Aurora @ Under Transformation

Thanks for this reminder and for the book suggestion, Joanne. I have two ladies that are heavy on my mind these days and you've given me the perfect way to channel my thinking into something productive - prayer! I've been looking for a book to read this summer so I ordered "Enjoying the Presence of God" from your Amazon shop...would you consider doing a book study on this someday a la "Spiritual Mothering?" Not that you don't already have enough to do...but maybe? :o)


We are working through each of brother Lawrence's letters in our Wednesday night class. It does make you think to be more conscious of how we communicate with God.

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