Reducing and loving it!!!

I realized about a week ago that I have reduced my clothes by well over half… and have only missed one thing I donated. And that for only a few minutes. Now I’m very motivated to further reduce.

Recently I also posted some dishes for sale on Craigslist. Within hours, I had interest, and within two days they were all gone, as well as other dishes that the buyers decided they wanted when they saw them. One thing I’ve learned: ask more. I may not have paid much, but some people go nuts over a “good deal” and will almost throw the money at you to buy what you would have almost paid to get rid of. I should have known, but I didn’t. In the future I’ll scan Craigslist before posting items and see what others are asking. After the crazy reaction I got to the listing, I discovered I asked for a set what others were asking for a cup and saucer.

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About thrugracealone

I'm a country girl raised city. I prefer open windows to AC, love a good thunderstorm, and enjoy hearing the owls and seeing lightning bugs. A bit old-fashioned, maybe, I can recognize many trees by name, resent elms and weeds, wish for a large garden and canning skills, and hope someday to downsize and get a few acres in the country. I am blessed with a terrific church, a good job, a sturdy house, two cats and a yard full of strawberries and mulberries in the right season. Some of my other favorite things to do are spoiling nieces and nephews, reading, swimming, biking, long walks, and blogging, of course. One of my favorite stories is creation. My abbreviated version goes like this: 1In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2Now the earth wasa formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters... And God moved... And God said... And it was very good. If God can speak to darkness, to an earth without form and void, and make something like this that we see everyday, and make it very good (and it was even better before the Fall!), He will surely make something wonderful out of the dark, void situations I sometimes find myself in. He has, and it's been very good. Two top posts: Can a Person Lose their Salvation? http://wp.me/p1CY5z-1R Baptism! http://wp.me/s1CY5z-baptism

Posted on January 27, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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