Ever feel like time gets away from you, or am I the only one? Our past few months have been particular. Between our month-long stay in the USA, jetlag, and tending to special projects, I haven’t gotten much writing done.
According to statistics, an average American family of four spends around $185 on laundry detergent annually.¹ Add another $39 for bleach, and $66 for fabric softener. That’s a lot of money going down the drain. (No pun intended!) And it doesn’t even take into account the toll all those chemical products take on the environment.
We’ve had thieves strike. Twice. The first time real thieves, but the second were sort of fake thieves. As many of you know, we have a summer home. And in our absence thieves got in, taking our bedroom mirror and a small step ladder.
In Why I Don’t Own a Smartphone I stated that my decision not to get one was a matter of ethics. Because I believe my faith should and ethics should extend to every area of my life. And not only those traditionally viewed as spiritual. So have I reversed my stance? No, and with God’s help I hope to never do so.
I’m probably among the few, practically anywhere, with no Smartphone. And people often wonder why, so I explain that for me it’s a matter of ethics. Ethics that extend to my shopping and use of technology. Because I believe that my faith should guide every area of life, including technology.