this evening i was having a great conversation with some friends about my new desire to live a minimalist life. i started telling the story of our basement project that we started last night and mentioned that we had moved some things downstairs to get them out of the way. one of the ladies wisely responded, “sounds more like leveling than minimalizing.”
i defended myself listing the things that we threw away, but it didn’t take long for me to realize that she was right. looking back, for the most part, we just “leveled” yesterday rather than “minimalized.” sure, the room looks a lot better, but it doesn’t address the underlying issue – i own too much stuff.
thanks liz for challenging me to become minimalist and not just another leveler. we obviously have a long way left to go!