Item description for Living Simply: Choosing Less in a World of More (Bliss) by Joanne Heim...
Overview This refreshing perspective that will help readers choose quality over quantity in areas from family and friendships to meals and celebrations.
Publishers Description 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."
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Studio: Multnomah Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.16" Width: 5.28" Height: 0.57" Weight: 0.54 lbs.
Release Date Oct 16, 2006
Publisher Multnomah Books
ISBN 1590527283 ISBN13 9781590527283
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More About Joanne Heim
Joanne Heim has been a publicist, senior copywriter, and editor in the Christian publishing industry for ten years. She is the author of several books with her husband, Toben, including "Happily Ever After: A Real-Life Look at Your First Year of Marriage" . She has also written numerous Bible study guides and been the featured guest on many radio programs, including "Focus on the Family" and Moody s "Midday Connection" . Now a full-time mom, Joanne s schedule is filled with the activities she most enjoys: caring for her husband and two young daughters, friendships, ballet, knitting, and writing."
Joanne Heim currently resides in Colorado Springs, in the state of Colorado. Joanne Heim was born in 1972.
Reviews - What do customers think about Living Simply: Choosing Less in a World of More?
Limited Nov 18, 2008
This is limited to women who stay home to be with the kids. Her writing style is good, comes from a Christian perspective.
Not Just the Facts, Ma'am Oct 25, 2008
If you're looking for a set of how-tos, re: living simply, this isn't the book for you. This is a girlfriend having tea with you and sharing her heart about what has worked for her family and challenging you to find some options which work for your family.
A favorite: When Joann shares her Happy I Love You Day experiences. Another reason I like this book is that Joann realizes that the Father made us all differently, and simplicity, while similar in all of us, isn't cookie-cutter sameness.
I also love how she quietly embraces His teachings to teach us. I feel like you need to think and mull over this book a bit after you've read it. It's not a quick fix. It's a way of living.
Fantastic! Oct 23, 2008
This is an amazing book. It is refreshing and full of inspiring thoughts and ideas. I know I will be returning to this book year after year when I need a pick me up or need to get back on track in my simple living journey.
Life Changing Oct 22, 2008
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this book! It's changed my life (literally)!!! Joanne offers sound Biblical advice and practical ways to simplify chaos!! Actually, it's also the perfect book club choice! It's got something for EVERYONE!
Inspiring! Oct 22, 2008
I LOVED this book and could not put it down. It is what I have needed for so long. We are reaping the benefits of choosing to live more simply. We are putting into practice, "observing the Sabbath" and it has been such an added benefit. If you are looking for practical, refreshing ideas.....READ THIS BOOK!