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Present Over Perfect : Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living (Hardcover) (Shauna Niequist)

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Dimensions (Overall): 9 Inches (H) x 5.7 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)

Weight: .7 Pounds

Number of Pages: 236

Genre: Religion + Beliefs

Sub-Genre: Religious / General

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Harpercollins Christian Pub

Author: Shauna Niequist

Age Range: Adult

Language: English

Street Date: August 9, 2016
TCIN: 51527094
UPC: 9780310342991
Item Number (DPCI): 059-01-0124
Origin: Made in the USA

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In these pages, New York Times bestselling author Shauna Niequist invites you to consider the landscape of your own life, and what it might look like to leave behind the pressure to be perfect and begin the life-changing practice of simply being present, in the middle of the mess and the ordinariness of life.

As she puts it: "A few years ago, I found myself exhausted and isolated, my soul and body sick. I was tired of being tired, burned out on busy. And, it seemed almost everyone I talked with was in the same boat: longing for connection, meaning, depth, but settling for busy.

"I am a wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend, neighbor, writer, and I know all too well that settling feeling. But over the course of the last few years, I've learned a way to live, marked by grace, love, rest, and play. And it's changing everything.

"Present Over Perfect is an invitation to this journey that changed my life. I'll walk this path with you, a path away from frantic pushing and proving, and toward your essential self, the one you were created to be before you began proving and earning for your worth."

Written in Shauna's warm and vulnerable style, this collection of essays focuses on the most important transformation in her life, and maybe yours too: leaving behind busyness and frantic living and rediscovering the person you were made to be. Present Over Perfect is a hand reaching out, pulling you free from the constant pressure to perform faster, push harder, and produce more, all while maintaining an exhausting image of perfection.

Shauna offers an honest account of what led her to begin this journey, and a compelling vision for an entirely new way to live: soaked in grace, rest, silence, simplicity, prayer, and connection with the people that matter most to us.

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