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The other day, my toddler was crashing around our first floor on her big wheel, laughing hysterically whenever it collided with a wall, table, or banister. Smiling at my husband, I said, “This is why we don’t have nice things.”
By American standards, my family enjoys a simple life. We are bargain shoppers, DIYers, and do our best to live with minimal expenses. We have found that a simple life is a happy life, and I’ll confess that this can lull me into thinking that we have avoided the allure of material comfort and are somehow living above it.
So when I first read the account of Abram and Lot separating and was asked to consider how being too comfortable can derail our walk with God, I couldn’t identify with the question.
Well, not at first.Read More