Wanted-A Simple Life: Apply for the Best Life Possible!

Wanted-A Simple Life: We have all seen want ads in the newspaper. Some sound intriguing. Others appear to be above our skill level. And others require us to relocate to places we have no desire to go. There is one Want ad we may never see, and that is one that will appeal to all people, no matter their skill level. And relocating isn’t necessary. This ad would simply read:

Want Ad with image of a rocker that says: Wanted-A Simple Life

Are You Searching for a Simple Life?

Have you ever stopped to think about the lifestyle you live? Is it one that truly speaks to your heart? Does it bring you joy? Is there enough time to do the things you love to do, or spend time with your friends and family?

Learning to live a Simple Life offers all of those things. It is a life that has meaning and purpose. It allows you to pursue passions. A Simple Life offers time for your faith, family, home, and community. And there will still be enough left over to pursue and enjoy the passions that have been sitting patiently aside, waiting for you to come back.

Wanted-A Simple Life for The New Year

Calendar with 30th circled in red

As December 31st turns the page into January 1st, you are being given a clean slate – an opportunity to create the lifestyle you will love to live, in the ‘art medium’ you prefer to use.  

Follow me this new year as I teach you how to become engaged with just such as life. You will learn more about:

Are You Ready to Apply?

One reason we rarely answer the Want Ads we see that are so appealing, is we feel our resume won’t reflect we properly equipped for the job.

If you truly desire to apply for a position that says: Wanted-A Simple Life, guess what? You already have the job! You have the skills needed, the desire to learn more, and you are already exactly where you need to be. No relocation necessary!

Go ahead. Be brave. Show up for your new position on January 3rd for your first day. It may just be the best Want Ad you have ever responded to!

May Your New Year Shine Brightly!

a wooden sign that says Happy New Year next to a frosted pine cone

Julie Murphree is a blogger, newspaper columnist, and speaker on all things ‘Living a Simple Life on the Farm’. She is the author of \\\'The Farm Wife – Living a Simple Life on the Farm. She and her husband have 60 acres in NW Louisiana where they actively work on living as sustainable as possible.

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