Before Marie Kondo, there were St. Francis and many others ...
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Although modern minimalism was born in the 60s, we could say that the saints already taught these principles in their words and actions, living with austerity so they could focus on the essential thing, Jesus Christ.
The minimalism of the saints goes beyond a practical or aesthetic principle, though; it’s about freeing oneself from the ego and material things to dedicate themselves to serving others and the Church, and centering their lives on Christ without distractions or obstacles.
These six rules of minimalism show how the saints go above and beyond secular minimalism, giving it their special touch, the testimony of their lives.
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