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Community and Living

A Catch 22 With Community

What is one to do when they feel its good and right to a more social/communal gospel such as living in close quarters, same neighbourhood, same house as others who call themselves Christians but whenever the idea is brought up they are usually told to “go live out your convictions on your own.” Do some …

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Sharing My Stuff

Stuff has been on my mind lately. I’m amazed at how much happiness it can bring to someone. Watching my wife’s face as her bedroom gets decorated, watching my own face when I get a new camera, listening to girls talk about Ikea and guys talk about new cars, watching people at Wal Mart, watching …

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Living on Less

Every year my life gets more complicated. I’m trying to think back to the days where I wasn’t kept on track by a calendar, because I didn’t make appointments and my only commitment was to go to recess early for a basketball game. Now as the years pile, so does the responsibility. I’m married now, …

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Living in Community (Communes)

All this talk about renting or mortgaging got me thinking about other ways to ‘live.’ So I thought I would start another category at the side of this blog and keep at this for a bit longer trying to understand and work through the different ways people live under roofs. Another way that some people …

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To Rent or Mortgage Part 3

To Rent or Mortgage Part 1 To Rent or Mortgage Part 2 To Rent or Mortgage Part 3 To Rent or Mortgage (A Third Way) Part 4 I’ve had a few comments on my latest posts on renting or mortgaging. Here is the overall picture I’m getting and probably where I stand with all this. …

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To Rent or Mortgage Part 2

To Rent or Mortgage Part 1 To Rent or Mortgage Part 2 To Rent or Mortgage Part 3 To Rent or Mortgage (A Third Way) Part 4 There were a few comments left on my last post which got me thinking about a few other things This isn’t so much of a financial battle for …

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