The Lighter Side of Less

Issue 2, Spring 2006

Issue 2

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In a culture of indulgence some restraint is necessary; it’s good for the soul.

  • Glimpses of a new asceticism
    Aiden Enns 6
  • Life
    Kathe Koja 19
  • Temptation
    Helen Thompson 20
  • Financial Glory
    Geez Staff 21
  • The color of disparity
    Stephanie Tombari 22
  • Lost but followed
    Colin Matthewson 24
  • Singing away the hunger
    Mpho ‘M’atsepo Nthunya 28
  • The goodness of poverty
    Geez Staff 28
  • Caution
    Based on Don Starkell’s Paddle to the Arctic 36
  • The five-thousand dollar man
    Interview with Jim Merkel 38
  • Sustainable hedonism
    Jill Shealy 40
  • Less: The new future is circular
    Will Braun 42
  • Family material values
    Shari MacDonald Strong 48
  • Body and spirit
    Miriam Meinder 50
  • The pastor’s wife tries really hard to go without for Lent
    Carrie S. Martin 55
  • Under the wardrobe
    Kent Annan 56
  • Eye-opening
    Trician Gates Brown 59
  • Half-assed ascetic
    Nicholas Klassen 62
  • Bif Naked
    Sammy Younan 64
  • Detox
    Donna-Jean Brown 65
  • A walk backward
    William Claassen 68
  • Studio squatter
    Scott Stephens and Erin O’Hara 74
  • Holy, discipline and otherwise/ Countless Victories
    Ruth Rempel 76
  • Upholstering the novel
    Michelle Elrick 78
  • Dress-the-ascetic doll
    Karin Kliewer 80
  • Accessible asceticism
    Aiden Enns 84
  • Cold
    Adam Ward 85
  • In praise of Radical Leisure
    Deborah Campbell 86
  • Grating cheese
    Heather Plett 87

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