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Visitor Comments: 14

(14) Anonymous, April 6, 2012 5:37 PM

Reality of Growing Up

Being a girl who will next year go to seminary this video helps me relize the truth. when i go i cant bring all my posetions and i will not be able to bring them all when i move out of my parents house. so thank ou for oppening my eyes and helping me start growing up.

(13) Michal, April 4, 2012 7:52 AM

This happened to me in reality...

Once it happened that in the middle of the night we found ourselves in a burning house. We ran out of course and the firebrigade arrived. As I looked down at myself, I realized I carried something in every hand. In one hand I had my guitar, in the other hand my prayer book. Only then I wondered what were the most important things for me (at age 26). A mother would have taken other things of course. - Since then I sometimes look at my belongings and wonder how I would feel in case I had to give up everything. And I realize, nothing really would disturb me. I think many of us would feel the same. The most important thing in our life is God. And He never leaves us.

(12) SusanE, April 4, 2012 4:57 AM

What Would I Take For Forever?

Material things are baggage and are like idols that we feel we must keep close for security and comfort. ~~~~~~~~ ~ ~ ~ ~ I would hope to take my favorite pair of comfortable shoes, my CD with photographs, my candlesticks, some clothes, medical records, addresses of my friends, and money. ~~~~ There are places there to purchase material things you need for starting life in another country. There is nothing more exciting than moving forward to something new and different.

(11) Mary Ruth Andrews, April 4, 2012 4:04 AM

Letting go of stuff

Lori, this is so exciting to me. I have been getting rid of stuff 'slowly' for years, but your talk is so inspiring. We need so little, but hang on to so much. I am keeping this and watching it again a few more times for encouragement to let go of the things we don't need, and keep the things that really matter.

(10) Meira, April 4, 2012 12:27 AM

All pieces of yourself

My last move to US took away all that I had: houses, books, comfort of home, job and... much more. I do not have anything to leave behind but experience of surviving, so where is the problem of packing? It's nice to have a bank account but most important to have your peace of mind and your knowledge with you, few things like a toothbrush and a pair of shoes, few books, others will be available through internet anyway.

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