Less Is More: Spirituality for Busy Lives

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A guide to the wonderful spiritual principle of improving quality of life by reducing the quantity of the things that are cluttering it Drawing on the guidance of Christian wisdom, this fabulous guide presents ample opportunities in day-to-day life to reduce the quantity of our belongings, thereby increasing the quality of our lives. Distilling a spiritual principle that is especially significant at this point in history—when time is limited and money is in short supply—the book offers the invaluable lesson of how to make more room for our souls in our day-to-day lives by getting rid of all the junk. Chapters include Clearing the Loft: Literally and Spiritually; Using Your Senses to Savour What Is Free; Finding Rhythm; Giving Freely; and Expressing Yourself.

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Brian Draper is the former editor of the Christian current affairs magazine Third Way and the author of several books, including LabyrinthSearching 4 Faith, Spiritual Intelligence, and Thinking Biblically About . . . the iPod.

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"Inspiring."  —Douglas Coupland, author, All Families Are Psychotic on Spiritual Intelligence

"Truly inspiring. A modern equivalent to Tolstoy's Death of Ivan Illytch—a wake-up call for us all."  —Oliver James, psychologist and author, They F*** You Up on Spiritual Intelligence

"A gem: packed full of practical suggestions which readers will find hard to ignore and written in a down-to-earth style." —Bookseller on Spiritual Intelligence

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