Simplicity – it’s Complicated

January 25, 2023 admin 0

ALLAN SMITH-REEVE – What if we all just lived more simply? As Mahatma Gandhi once said, ‘Live simply so that others may simply live.” Sometimes called the quiet revolution, the “Simplicity” approach to life involves: This generally means accepting a lower income and a lower level of consumption,in exchange for more time and freedom to pursue other life goals, such as: None of which need to rely on money, or much money. How’s that for […]

The Gift Economy

March 5, 2022 admin 0

ALLAN DAVID SMITH-REEVE – She wondered “How do we get from where we are to where we want to be?” We were having breakfast with a friend of Bedford House. Catching up and pondering the future. She’s planned for her retirement years and has a sense of economic security for her future.  She’s been led to now “invest” in her community instead of growing a bigger and bigger nest-egg for herself. Our friend has arranged […]