Living the Walton Lifestyle in a Media Revolution

Do you feel a constant sense of urgency?
Bells. Buzzers. Ringers. Beeps. All calling for you.
Ahhh….Calgon, take me away! Back to Walton’s Mountain!

New here? We are in a book study featuring Courtney Joseph’s book, Women Living Well. For details click HERE.

For all the studies in this series hover over the Chatting button above and click on WLW Book Study.

Chapter Four: The Effects of the Media Revolution

This chapter in Courtney’s book really speaks to me.  I fight this sense of urgency that surrounds me on a daily basis. As I read over the media listed on her “Out” list, I notice that I still use a majority of them: Maps, CDs, Corded Land-line Phones, Printed Catalogs, VCRs and so on. It’s not that I’m against new technology. I would love to someday get an MP3 player to replace the cluttering mountain of CDs. On the other hand, my pre-paid cell phone works just fine for me at this point. Over time I have tried to adopt The Walton mindset: If it aint’ broke-don’t fix it; Mend it-make do-or do without.

Living the Walton Lifestyle


New technology, along with the cost involved (monetary and effect on our lifestyle), must prove its worth. It becomes unwelcome when it disrupts our lifestyle and our budget. I recall an episode on The Waltons when Momma
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Does your soul long for tranquility? Peace? Calm? Stillness?
I know just the person who can give it to you!

A child has been born to us; God has given a son to us.
    He will be responsible for leading the people.
His name will be Wonderful Counselor, Powerful God,
    Father Who Lives Forever, Prince of Peace.
~Isaiah 9:6 NCV
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We are bombarded by voices each and every day.

Through the noise, can you hear the Voice of Truth?

Chapter One: I Want the Spa, but I Need Solitude with God

I am so excited to begin this book study of Women Living Well: Finding Your Joy in God, Your Man, Your Kids, and Your Home. If you have Courtney Joseph’s book, please take a moment now to read Chapter One.

Within this chapter, Courtney speaks of her appearance on the Rachael Ray show:
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Women Living Well Book Study

It’s A Book Club!


Join me as I will be reading and blogging about Courtney Joseph’s book Women Living Well: Find Your Joy in God, Your Man, Your Kids, and Your Home.

You don’t need the book to follow along and receive encouragement in your walk with God and with homemaking. However, the book is inspiring and I believe you will be blessed by it. It also is available in eBook form.
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