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The 100 Things Challenge

How much stuff do you really need?

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Published: March 23, 2014

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Visitor Comments: 15

(15) Anonymous, April 4, 2014 6:16 PM

100 Frum Things

Lori, I don't believe for a minute you only have, or could have 100 things. Just counting things like Shabbos candlesticks, a tzedaka box, menorah, seder plate, nigel vassar cups -- not to mention separate sets of dishes, flatware, glasses, pots and pans!!! Really, Lori?

(14) Bina, March 29, 2014 8:40 PM

As a start, I plan to get rid of 100 things.

...then a hundred more next week, and then a hundred more! Thanks Lori, I may eventually get down to100 things, but I doubt it. But I think losing 100 at a time is a good idea. I started by losing 20-25 shoes to the donation box on the corner. Next will be a box of 20-25 dishes to the GoodWill. Then clothes. Then ...Wish me luck !

(13) Sidney, March 28, 2014 3:52 PM

It Was Mrs. Necha (Annie) Golding

Not your fault as almost everyone uses the male pronoun.

In truth however everyone should know that the visitor from America was Mrs. Necha Golding of the Upper West Side and Tannersville, NY.

Please everyone from now on relate the story correctly. Thanks.

(12) Rochel, March 28, 2014 12:19 PM

As a frum person running a normal home-impossible!

As frum pple, we need a lot of stuff. Look at the difference between a weekday dinner and a shabbos table. Yes, we have a lot of stuff to beautify the shabbos- candle, becher, challa board, challa cover,nice dishes, white tablecloth, shabbos clothing...i dont think we should be disposing of all that! I'm sure all items above is already 100 items! And that's just one small pc of our life! Don't think this can work for a frum family unless god forbid there was some extreme life situation having them live at poverty

(11) Anonymous, March 28, 2014 2:42 AM

Thanks Lori. I really liked this message and found it both powerful and down to earth. Thank you for sharing this wisdom. Have a good Shabbos!!

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