You don't have time for busy.

At the Slow & Simple blog, you’ll learn how taking the time to rest can help you make time for the things you value most. Finding joy in the everyday bustle of life is as simple as gaining a fresh perspective on work and getting rid of the overwhelming clutter. Here you’ll learn how getting back to the basics is essential to clearing your space, your schedule, and your heart so that you can finally have space to pursue the things that truly ignite your joy.


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Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me.
— John 15:4

New on the Slow & Simple Blog:


When I was a little girl, I remember waking in the middle of the night, terrified once again by a recurring nightmare. Aliens: I believed that they were actually coming to kidnap me, quietly waiting to emerge from those foreboding shadows to snatch me away from my family.

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The hectic flurry of daily life has taken over, and once again exasperation has crept in, evoking a cry of helplessness from my soul. Though I try to balance it all, I fail miserably. Even the simplest of tasks sap my confidence in my own ability. I'm constantly hounded with reminders of my frailty and inadequacy.

But I’m thankful for these reminders.

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She plucks, she prods, she scowls. Thick, vicious tendrils slap their feisty arms to her cheek. Dismayed, she surrenders to the wrath that is her morning hair. Fat tears well up in her eyes. Unruly and riotous to say the least, the bad hair day is subtly symbolic of an image and a life that she feels is out of her control.

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