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Living Simply : Choosing Less in a World of More - Joanne Heim

Living Simply

Choosing Less in a World of More

Paperback Published: 16th October 2006
ISBN: 9781590527283
Number Of Pages: 224

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Quality Over Quantity Means a Great Life

Whew! You can multitask like a pro—you prove it every day. But while you’re used to being pulled in multiple directions, that doesn’t mean you like it. You yearn for something more…not on your to-do list, but in the heart of daily living. Now Living Simply shows you how to make this ideal life your real life today! Joanne Heim’s refreshing perspective and pointed guidance address specific areas you’d like to transform, from family and friendships to meals and celebrations. This book responds to the longings of your heart not with pat answers, but with practical solutions. Never have such simple changes yielded such sweeping results!

Errands to run. Friends to meet. Laundry to fold. Dinner to cook. Messages to check. Calls to make. Gas tank to fill. Lists to do. Notes to self. Bills to pay. Dog to walk. Appointments to make. Schedules to keep. Lunches to pack. Party to plan.

Enjoy true abundance!

“This is the book I wanted to write, but was too busy simplifying my life. I laughed out loud and am provoked to action. Well done, Joanne.”
-Lisa Ryan

“If you find yourself living a full life rather than simply living life to the fullest, this book is for you.”
-Lisa Whelchel

Story Behind the Book

“Simplicity is not just about cooking a month’s worth of meals in one day or learning how to speed clean your kitchen,” says Joanne Heim. “Women long for a better quality of life, but we wonder just how to get it. In Living Simply , I ponder what it takes to slow down and downsize while living in a culture that supersizes everything from french fries to SUVs. I want more meaning and less stuff, and simplicity is a means to a better quality of life. Choosing this isn’t about turning my back on the world or lowering my expectations, but about making wise choices and finding the abundant life promised by Jesus.”

Acknowledgmentsp. 9
Introduction: Choosing Less in a World of Morep. 13
Simple Abundancep. 15
A Simple Lifep. 33
A Simple Homep. 49
A Simple Familyp. 81
Simple Friendshipp. 107
A Simple Mealp. 127
Simple Celebrationsp. 149
A Simple Sabbathp. 167
Simple Pleasuresp. 185
Changing Seasonsp. 199
P.S.p. 207
My Favorite Resources for Simple Livingp. 209
About the Authorp. 211
Notesp. 213
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ISBN: 9781590527283
ISBN-10: 1590527283
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 16th October 2006
Publisher: Multnomah Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 12.7  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Type: Annotated