Simple Living for the Worn Out Woman

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Simply for Myself

Does the thought of one more “to-do list” put you over the edge? How about submerging yourself into sumptuously illustrated pages whose only concern is— you! This book has nothing to do with “to do,” and everything to do with healing and peace. The beauty of these thoughtfully chosen insights is that they use simplicity to bring you simplicity—condensing essential information and practical solutions into one or two pages. Find strategies for limiting your ...

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Overview

Simply for Myself

Does the thought of one more “to-do list” put you over the edge? How about submerging yourself into sumptuously illustrated pages whose only concern is— you! This book has nothing to do with “to do,” and everything to do with healing and peace. The beauty of these thoughtfully chosen insights is that they use simplicity to bring you simplicity—condensing essential information and practical solutions into one or two pages. Find strategies for limiting your commitments, nurturing your spirit, celebrating your accomplishments, and protecting your dreams. Simple Living for the Worn Out Woman will help you ease into new perspectives and provide simple steps to reconnecting with your life!

Slow down…

Catch your breath…

Savor the moment…

Enjoy a small delight…

Isn’t It About Time…for You?

Simple Living for the Worn Out Woman has nothing to do with “to do,” and everything to do with infusing your life with energy, sparkle, and radiance. These thoughtfully chosen insights use simplicity to bring you simplicity—gentle wisdom and soothing comfort condensed into satisfying mini-retreats.

Ease into the absolute pleasure of…

Nurturing your spirit

Cherishing relationships

Recapturing your dreams

Celebrating your accomplishments.

It’s time…for a new, refreshed you.

Story Behind the Book

“…the perfect balance of ideas and inspiration, compassion and common sense, helping us find a saner way to live.”

Liz Curtis Higgs , bestselling author, Bad Girls of the Bible

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590527450
  • Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 11/28/2006
  • Series: Lists to Live By Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,099,056
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Alice Gray

Alice Gray is an inspirational conference speaker and the compiler of the bestselling Stories for the Heart book series, with more than 7 million copies sold.

Dr. Steve Stephens

Dr. Steve Stephens is a licensed psychologist, marriage and family therapist, seminar speaker, and author. He is the author of more than twenty books, with over one million copies sold.

John Van Diest

John Van Diest has been a book publisher for more than twenty-five years, is the author/compiler of ten books, and is a recipient of the prestigious Publisher of the Year Award.

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Table of Contents


Rediscover Simplicity     7
Things to Feel Nostalgic About     10
The Optimist, Creed     12
Avoid Getting and Doing Too Much     14
One Is Poor If He     15
The Greatest Things     16
Tranquility     18
Worn Out Rx     19
Ten Rules to Live By     20
Simple Abundance     22
18 Ways to Feel Better     24
Wisdom for Simple Living     27
What Simplicity Does     28
What Prayer Does     29
Worn Out Rx     30
Symphony of Contentment     31
12 Treasures for Happiness     32
Wise Savings My Mother Taught Me     33
Perfect Days     34
The World Needs People     36
The Best of Virtue     38
Worn Out Rx     39
The More You Have     40
Choices     41
Wisdom for Simple Living     42
What Money Can and Cannot Buy     43
Ten Wondrous Delights     44
Worn Out Rx     45
I Am Thankful For     46
Adjust Your Focus     48
Seize the Day     50
Worn OutRx     52
Six Types of Love     53
Without Love     54
Wisdom for Simple Living     55
Leave It to God     56
Winning Over Worry     58
Choose to     59
The Simplest Pleasures     60
Worn Out Rx     62
The Best Things in Life Are Nearest     63
Discovering Joy     64
Silver Linings     65
How to Be Really Content     66
How to Forfeit Peace     70
How to Find Peace     71
Worn Out Rx     73
Solitude Is a Place Where     74
Wisdom for Simple Living     76
Silence     77
ABC's of Thankfulness     78
Joy for Today     80
Happiness     81
Random Acts of Kindness     82
Caring for One Another     84
Friendship Words     85
Live Fully     86
Love Is     88
Worn Out Rx     90
We All Need     91
Understanding Hope     92
Understanding Faith     94
Ten Scriptures for Meditation     96
Life is Hard, but God is Good      98
Worn Out Rx     99
Fear and Faith     100
Wisdom for Simple Living     101
Finding Humility in an Arrogant World     102
Something to Try     104
Worn Out Rx     105
A Positive Focus     106
Appreciating Good Days     107
Wisdom for Simple Living     108
Something to Try     109
Stress Busters     110
Eight Questions to Ask Before Saying Yes     111
20 Ways to Simplify     112
Only three Things You Need     114
Worn Out Rx     115
20 Ways to Relax     116
Wisdom for Simple Living     118
Seven Wonders of the World     119
I Love to Think About     120
Worn Out Rx     121
Something to Try     122
Wisdom for Simple Living     124
Be Good to You     125
Keeping Joy     126
Day by Day     128
Essentials for Happiness     131
Three Goals for My Life     132
Worn Out Rx     133
Things I Wish I'd Done Sooner     134
Worn Out Rx     136
Habits to Nurture      137
Stay Young While Growing Old     138
Simple Ways to Be Romantic     140
Marriage Advice from 1886     142
Nothing Can Separate Us from God's Love     143
Love     144
Try God     146
Wisdom for Simple Living     147
12 Reasons to Pray     148
12 Things to Pray For     150
The Mystery of Answered Prayer     152
My List for Simple Living     155
Acknowledgments     167
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