Showing posts from May, 2014

Garage Sales

“Jesus said to him, “If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” Matthew 19:21

Over the last two weeks, I have spent 5 days doing garage sales. I have gained a very nice farmer’s tan, a good chunk of my one time needs budget, and a new understanding of this verse. Although I have by no means sold I all that I have, I sold what I possess, and what my friends, family, and strangers possess… :)

As I asked for donations, I was overwhelmed (along with my roommates) with the generosity of friends, family, and people I hardly know. Everyone had stuff they wanted to give away! My apartment in Denton became hard to walk in because it was so full of other people’s donations. Everything from clothes, to Mary Kay, to glow sticks, to purses, to paint ball equipment, everyone was SO generous.

A friend that lives off of a busy road allowed me to use her house, my roommate helped me transport things in her truck,…