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The good:I agree with a lot of the basic steps that are outlined in this book. I agree that the church is too focused on -things- and that we need to shift our focus from acquiring and hoarding to giving, being thankful, and trusting God. Simplifying is a passion of mine, and I am so excited to see books on the market that address it.The bad:This book really needs an editor. An entire paragraph is repeated, sentences have grammatical errors that cause them to make no sense and far too much of th...
As a professional organizer and a Christian, I found this book a good tie between clutter and what the bible says about clutter (both physical and mental.) If you are looking to declutter and focus more on God and be right with how you think, view, deal with clutter, I think this book would help.
I thoroughly enjoyed the premise of this book. Unstuffing my life of unnecessary things, distractions, thoughts and even relationships is something that has been on my mind for quite awhile lately. And chunking it all to live in an RV with my family on the open road truly appeals to me and my sense of adventure and need for togetherness! Actually, that's something that I would have liked to have heard more about in this book - the suthors adventures on the road - because what they did log about
The content of this book was excellent! I powered through it in less than 24 hours and now I will go back through and take it more slowly. I feel so encouraged and emprowered to make positive changes in my life.My only complaint is the layout of the book. It was awkward to read the different fonts and alternating margins. It sort of felt like I was being treated like a child.
The authors make some good points, and definitely tackle a problem area that many Christians (myself included) have been blind to. I have been considering their point about using stuff (or other drugs) to medicate suffering. The absolute worst part of the book was trying to decipher the innumerable fonts, boxes and bars.
How to and why one needs to clear out one's material, mental and bodily ballasts so as to be closer to..... The Divine One (which one can't theoretically and theologically clear out as well).