What Are Your First Things?
Living at full capacity is exhausting, and it makes us less effective. When a phone or computer gets close to its limits, it may start acting strangely. Apps may close without notice, crashes are more frequent, the battery drains more quickly. We are the same. When we're overloaded and overwhelmed, our energy is drained. We have less patience and flexibility. We're so bogged down by what we've accumulated in the past that we have no heart for what comes next. A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with, but how efficiently we can put first things first. Victoria Moran Here's the answer When we let ourselves get frazzled and distracted by too much stuff and busyness, we're left with less energy to cope, let alone find peace in adversity. But if we choose to live with less clutter, busyness, debt, and stress, something amazing happens. While before we could barely keep up, now we have the capacity to focus and pay attention. We can use our preci