We once lived in a lovely big house, with five bedrooms and an office and a basement. We built that house ourselves, and raised our large family in it. And 20 years after we built it, we had to give it up, thanks to a major financial setback.
The memory still makes me kind of sad, but the result of our forced downsizing is that we live a much simpler and easier life. We have a very small house now, one that required us to give up most of our possessions to fit into it. Getting to this point has been quite an experience. Being a writer, I can't help but reflect on and share our journey.....so stay tuned!