Uncluttered: Free Your Space, Free Your Schedule, Free Your Soul

Uncluttered: Free Your Space, Free Your Schedule, Free Your Soul

by Courtney Ellis
Uncluttered: Free Your Space, Free Your Schedule, Free Your Soul

Uncluttered: Free Your Space, Free Your Schedule, Free Your Soul

by Courtney Ellis


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How can we sift through the busyness, the mess, and the stress to uncover the abundant life God offers? Uncluttered is not a formula about what "stuff" you need to give up. It's about slowing down long enough for God to remind you of his truth and what it means to be his child. Through heartwarming, relatable, and hilarious stories, Courtney Ellis shares her journey from a life of stress, stuff, and exhaustion to one of peace, space, and fulfillment.

You'll learn practical tips for paring down your possessions, simplifying your schedule, and practicing the ancient art of Sabbath (even if you are a parent!)

Uncluttered covers 12 relevant Christian lifestyle topics such as:

Applying Spiritual Disciplines

  • Sabbath: Receiving the Gift of Rest
  • Worship: The Ultimate Uncluttered Act
  • Prayer: Holy Whispers
  • Hospitality: Hot Dogs, Strangers, and You (and more!)

Practical Lifestyle Tips
  • The Secret of Simplicity: God First
  • Stuff: More Is Not Always Better
  • Technology: How to 'Turn Off'
  • Uncluttered Kids: Simple, Soulful Parenting (and more!)

Uncluttered ushers you towards a lifestyle of holiness and joy in the Lord. Author Courtney Ellis' sharp wit, clever humor, and profound insights will not only take you on an exciting journey through her walk with the Lord but will also lead you to uniquely experience yours. Find out what happens when you simply put God first.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628627916
Publisher: Rose Publishing
Publication date: 02/01/2019
Series: Aspire Press
Pages: 220
Sales rank: 471,243
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Courtney Ellis holds degrees from Wheaton College, Loyola University of Chicago, and Princeton Theological Seminary, and has been published in Marriage/Partnership, Rock & Ice Magazine, and Christianity Today Women. She's a contributor at The Glorious Table and The Mighty, as well as a sought-after speaker for leadership and women's retreats. MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), and young adult ministries. Courtney lives in southern California with her husband Daryl and their children.

Table of Contents

Part I The Freedom of Less

1 Introduction 3

I Might Die, But at Least we can Afford a Second Car

2 Stuff 13

More is More, Unless it's Not

3 Clothing 29

The One Thing Mark Zuckerberg and i have in common

4 New Stuff 45

Stop Shop(ping) and roll

5 Technology 59

Electric Hangover

6 Schedule 75

Knowing No

Part II The Grace of More

7 The Secret of Simplicity 107

God First

8 Sabbath 137

Receiving the Gift

9 Hospitality 167

Hot Dogs, Strangers, and you

10 Listening and Speaking 181

Holy Whispers

11 Uncluttered Kids 195

Simple, Soulful Parenting

12 Generosity 219

Free the Finances

13 Worship 233

The Ultimate Uncluttered Act

14 Conclusion 243

Life, Uncluttered

Acknowledgments 253

Bibliography 255

Notes 263

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