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In Celebration of Simplicity: The Joy of Living Lightly

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Our spiritual growth has been stifled by our long obsession with consumption and possessions. This practical yet visionary book offers a model for a truly healthy life based on gospel simplicity. Ditch the stuff that gets in the way, and your heart is free to respond to God. ?What is in these pages works,? Penelope says. ?It?s the medicine for today, it transforms life. It?s the message of the Bible that shouts off every page but is silenced before it ever gets to church.?

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Overview

Our spiritual growth has been stifled by our long obsession with consumption and possessions. This practical yet visionary book offers a model for a truly healthy life based on gospel simplicity. Ditch the stuff that gets in the way, and your heart is free to respond to God. “What is in these pages works,” Penelope says. “It’s the medicine for today, it transforms life. It’s the message of the Bible that shouts off every page but is silenced before it ever gets to church.”

Christian simplicity affects our management of time, money, possessions, speech; what we do, eat, and hear; our relationships, resources, homes, transportation; the way we dress. It requires discipline. “But as we journey, a wonderful sense of freedom permeates our lives; the light heart that is necessary to walk gracefully in Christ’s way.”

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  • ISBN-13: 9780825463143
  • Publisher: Lion Hudson PLC
  • Publication date: 12/18/2009
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Penelope Wilcock is a professional writer, author of The Hawk and the Dove series, and many other books including 100 Stand-Alone Bible Studies and In Celebration of Simplicity. A former Methodist minister and school and hospice chaplain, she and her family live on the south coast of England.
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