Have you ever replaced an appliance, a piece of furniture, or even a car, and felt the excitement that comes with owning something new? When something is new to us, we treat it differently and it makes us feel different about ourselves. The old item gets tossed, forgotten, or abandoned and the new item is given a place of honor and treated as something more valuable than the thing it replaced. This principle is evident in so many areas of our lives, even in our faith.
Repairing a relationship is a skill that must be learned. While we’re not in control of whether every relationship will be fully restored, we can strive to have no regrets by doing everything possible.
We often think that the answer to any problem in life is more. More money. More time. More Netflix. But, as many of us have learned the hard way, there are times when getting more leads to a host of other problems we didn’t foresee. In those moments, the old saying “less is more” is true. In this series, we look at several areas of life where less really is more.