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Present over perfect : leaving behind frantic for a simpler, more soulful way of living / Shauna Niequist.

Niequist, Shauna, (author.).

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Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield 248.4 NIE (Text to phone) 36123138401060 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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Foreword / Brené Brown -- Introduction: ship to wreck -- Part 1. Sea-change. Sea-change ; Stuffed ; Running laps ; Dethroning the idol ; You put up the chairs ; The word that changed everything ; On disappointing people ; What the lake teaches -- Part 2. Tunnels. Tunnels ; Vinegar and oil ; A wide and holy space ; Daughter ; Yellow sky ; On stillness ; Stars -- Part 3. Legacy. Agency ; Legacy ; It's all right here ; The man in the tuxedo ; The spring of the basketball hoop ; When brave looks boring ; Present over perfect -- Part 4. Walking on water. Walking on water ; Baptism ; Must be nice ; Your mess is mine ; The narrowing ; Good fruit ; On Jesus -- Part 5. Living in time. Clearing away ; Learning to play ; Morning and evening ; Simplicity ; Happy medium ; On snow -- Part 6. Throwing candy. Throwing candy ; Essential self ; Heart and yes ; Ballard locks ; New fuel ; And the soul felt its worth ; Bring in the love -- Acknowledgments.
Summary, etc.:
A collection of essays that focuses on the most important transformation in Niequist's life: leaving behind busyness and frantic living and rediscovering the person you were made to be.
Subject: Simplicity > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Genre: Essays.

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