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The Stuffless Soul Micah 6:1-8

The Stuffless Soul

How would our lives change if we cleaned out our garages,
closets and spiritual basements? We might discover a stuffless spirituality focused on doing justice, loving kindness and walking humbly with God.

"Home is where your dog is." It's a lesson author Megan Edwards learned living life on the road. Her adventure began when a firestorm roared out of the hills above Pasadena, California, in October 1993. Her "nice house in a nice neighborhood full of nice stuff" was one of the first to burn to ashes.

One morning it was pajamas, bathrobes and coffee in the kitchen, family photos on the wall, grandma's piano in the living room and the daily commute - and the next morning it was gone. No coffee mugs, no family silver, no socks in the dresser drawer and for that matter, no dresser, either. Everything had literally, absolutely and completely turned to cinders and dust.

Suddenly and utterly "stuffless," Megan, her husband Mark and dog Marvin seized opportunity from catastrophe to change their lives. They replaced zilch. They didn't rebuild. They took a chance. They hit the road aboard the Phoenix One, an eye-catching, custom-built, four-wheel drive motor home that "rose from the ashes."...



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