Category Archives: Christian Living

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Better…but only just

I’m continuing my search for good web sites on consumerism or I guess more precisely anti-consumerism. I simply Googled the word and then worked down the page. Sadly site no 1 left a lot to be desired in the attractive web site awards causing me

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Anti-consumerist but it looks rubbish

I just did a quick Google on consumerism and top of the pile was this site which does to be fair have some interesting things on it but it looks rubbish. Question is there a link? You have to think there is, after all the

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2007: The Year of Simplicity?

I’m not so sure it will be but I predict there will continue to be a rising tide of interest in all things related to different, richer, deeper ways of living…at least I hope so. What do you hope for?

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The Search for Happiness

I’m reading the Christmas edition of The Economist and they headline with a feature on Happiness and how it seems unrelated to wealth. Sure the rich are happier than the poor but the richer you get is not followed by happiness. Here are a couple

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Indie confused over consumerism

I’ve been away for a few days with the better half’s family for a low-key Christmas, which after last year was all we wanted. Anyway took the opportunity on Boxing Day to read a newspaper at my leisure which was a pleasure (apologies for the

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Pre-Christmas Clear Out

I’m getting itchy with all the buying going on around me, so I’ve started to simplify (again). I was going to wait until New Year but as I look around at the videos I may never watch again, the wardrobe with clothes I haven’t worn

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Charity the new rock and roll?

We all know and admire the efforts of Bono and Bob who have given helping the poor some much needed glamour. Now big business is on board with Buffett (warren) and Bill (gates) leading the way. Now according to the Observer the rich just can’t