Don’t Settle for More
Most of us know we own too much stuff. We feel the weight and burden of our clutter, and we tire of cleaning and managing and organizing.
While excess consumption leads to bigger houses, faster cars, fancier technology, and cluttered homes, it never brings happiness. Rather, it results in a desire for more. It redirects our greatest passions to things that can never fulfill. And it distracts us from the very life we wish we were living.
Live a better life with less.
In The More of Less, Joshua Becker helps you...
• Recognize the life-giving benefits of owning less
• Realize how all the stuff you own is keeping you from pursuing your dreams
• Craft a personal, practical approach to decluttering your home and life
• Experience the joys of generosity
• Learn why the best part of minimalism isn’t a clean house, it’s a full life
The beauty of minimalism isn’t in what it takes away. It’s in what it gives.
Make Room in Your Life for What You Really Want
“Maybe you don’t need to own all this stuff.” After a casual conversation with his neighbor on Memorial Day 2008, Joshua Becker realized he needed a change. He was spending far too much time organizing possessions, cleaning up messes, and looking for more to buy.
So Joshua and his wife decided to remove the nonessential possessions from their home and life. Eventually, they sold, donated, or discarded over 60 percent of what they owned. In exchange, they found a life of more freedom, more contentment, more generosity, and more opportunity to pursue the things that mattered most.
The More of Less delivers an empowering plan for living more by owning less. With practical suggestions and encouragement to personalize your own minimalist style, Joshua Becker shows you why minimizing possessions is the best way to maximize life.
Are you ready for less cleaning, less anxiety, and less stress in your life? Simplicity isn’t as complicated as you think.
Future generations may well view the present day in the U.S. as an era of acquisition, Becker writes, in which new cars and new electronic devices are pursued with a passion that can leave the purchaser with a hollow sense of unfulfillment. In this delightful little book, Becker considers the movement known as voluntary simplicity an effort to convince our consumerist society to scale down and find ways to be happier with fewer possessions and takes it a step further, incorporating Christian spirituality into minimalism: a way of shedding the excess in our lives and "finding freedom to pursue the things that matter most to you." Friends, family, and faith all factor into his unique approach to getting rid of the possessions that weigh one down, opening new avenues of meaningful exploration into the deeper, more sacred depths of being. With action plans, lists, and appeals to the reader's quiet nature, Becker successfully presents a well-rounded argument that a journey toward minimalism is possible and even enjoyable. Any Christian seeking the path of material simplicity will find this volume both valuable and informative.
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Joshua Becker is the voice to follow on Minimalism. This is the book that I started my journey on and I couldn’t be happier with
how my life has changed! Thank you Joshua!!
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A wonderful read! Very inspirational!
This book just changed my life!