My Favorite Recommended Books

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

This book took me on a challenging and life changing journey of how to lean into my best yes! His own story is living proof that it is possible to bypass the unnecessary and focus on the most essential things...and be great at them!

Organizing from the Inside Out, Second Edition: The Foolproof System For Organizing Your Home, Your Office and Your Life

This was the first organizational book I ever read. Morgenstern focuses on the importance of understanding ourselves on the inside, before we can truly say goodbye to clutter & chaos. She offers hundreds of helpful tips to get us on our way to a system of organization that works.

A Steadfast Heart: Experiencing God's Comfort in Life's Storms

Struggling with how to trust Him in the unexplainable hurts? This book may be of great help in that journey. The author gently pulls apart Psalm 57. Reveals David's relatable thoughts & questions during such a season of pain in his life. His discovery of God's compassion & love in the midst of darker times is so powerful!

You're Going to Be Okay: Encouraging Truth Your Heart Needs to Hear, Especially on the Hard Days

The truth shared in this book is about the hard days & how heart changing scripture spoken into our lives can change us to the core. It will leave you encouraged to keep running the race set before you!

She Did What She Could (SDWSC): Five Words of Jesus That Will Change Your Life

I am only able to do so much, but when I do what I am capable and gifted to do out of love, it is far reaching.

Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence

This little gem is my secret sauce in the mornings. If I only have 5 minutes or if I have 30 minutes, it is always comforting and convicting to hear the words of Jesus spoken into my heart before I start the day.

Supermom vs Super Mom: Simplicity Tips for Busy Moms: A Simple Life Guide to Getting Organized, Finding Margin and Embracing Simplicity for Moms (Simple Life Guides for Less Than a Latte Book 1)

This short read is packed with simplicity tips, routines, and home organization secrets that are practical and realistic. The bonus? It helps you create margin in your busy life so you can enjoy those people & things you wish to enjoy!

Clutterfree with Kids: Change your thinking. Discover new habits. Free your home

I loved this easy & practical read! Becker gets us to think about how the current choices we make have an impact on the future of our family's hopes & dreams. Its not about managing our kids and their stuff as much as its about being more aware of how we approach the stuff in our lives.

25 Ways to Communicate Respect to Your Husband: A Handbook for Wives (Volume 1)

So much of how our homes function is dependent upon how our relationships thrive. These 25 invaluable pieces of advice can help our homes and relationships turn the corner from surviving to thriving. I re-read this book every year!

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

After reading this book, I now see habit so differently. He breaks the habit factor down into simple & understandable terms. I loved the real life stories that are threaded throughout this book!

Enough: Finding More by Living with Less

When we slim down our possessions, whether tangible or intangible, we find that we end up with more than we ever imagined!

A Million Little Ways: Uncover the Art You Were Made to Live

Ahh, this is one of my favorites! Freeman humorously and gently urges each of us to discover our true gifts. She then challenges us to become our true self. When we do this, we bless God and others alike!

The Get Organized Answer Book: Practical Solutions for 275 Questions on Conquering Clutter, Sorting Stuff, and Finding More Time and Energy

There are so many highlights, folded pages, and underlined ideas in my copy of this book. Novak answers a ton of our everyday organizational questions in simple & practical ways!

Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World: Finding Intimacy With God in the Busyness of Life

This was such a good read for me. Although my responsibilities are worthy, nothing can replace what I gain from slowing down and purposefully spending time with Him.

Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder

Thrive is about getting past the 'survival' mentality. Sharing her own story, she stresses the importance and vital need to slow down.

Undone: A Story of Making Peace With an Unexpected Life

We all have a story. Cushatt helps us see more clearly that our individual story, with all its ups & downs, has a bigger purpose than just a piece of history to share from time to time. We are all part of a bigger plan of events that points to the Glory of Him!

It's All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff

This book is filled with convicting truth about how much our stuff can weigh us down or set us free to live the life we've always wanted.

Smart Money Smart Kids: Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money

A great way to set children up for success in their finances! Making deliberate and intentional choices with our money enables us to live, save, and give abundantly.

Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs

This is a lifelong evergreen message for any of us who desire to be in a healthy relationship with anyone.

Financial Peace Revisited

Financial freedom is no longer a far fetched idea for the 'rich'. Ramsey breaks down the process by tackling one Baby Step at a time. He makes it possible to have balance in our Live-Save-Give financial categories.

Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things

This book was as therapeutic as it was educational. It shed a whole new light on how stuff can very easily be given meaning far beyond its intended purpose. Hoarding effects every one of us in one way or another, whether directly or indirectly. This book offers an opportunity to gain compassion towards hoarders and more knowledge about ourselves and the meaning we give stuff at the same time.

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