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Present Over Perfect

Present Over Perfect Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

By Shauna Niequist
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.38 Stars

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On 3/9 Anngladys wrote: The author talks about the things that drag people down and back, leading to a busy, frenzied life with lots of motion and activity on the outside, but a grueling emptiness on the inside. You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level. ... Present over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

Anngladys' Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/8 Shey wrote: This review is way overdue, as I read this book a while ago, but Christmas was crazy man!I have enjoyed almost every single one of Shauna Niequist’s books. I was so excited to read Present Over Perfect! She briefly eluded to this phrase in a previous book Bread and Wine, and it instantly resonated ... Present Over Perfect

Shey's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/9 Darryl Eyb wrote: Present Over Prefect – Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living by Shauna Niequist could be described as a memoir, but in truth, the book is so much more. Throughout its pages Niequist recounts story upon story to uncover what lies at the heart of her journey – there must ... Easy to Read but Packs a Powerful Punch

Darryl's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/19 MyLifeinHighHeels wrote: Do you ever find books in your hands that as you turn the pages, you chuckle to yourself and think "God, you are a sneaky one?" Because it is as if the author has been sneaking into your quit time and listening to your prayers or reading you journal that hides itself safely in your nightstand drawer?This ... Present over Perfect by Shauna Niequist - Book Review

MyLifeinHighHeels' Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/4 TM wrote: For every perfectionist, workaholic, anxious person - or anyone involved in ministry, which is usually a combination of all three - this book is the perfect antidote. Niequist writes part-essay, part-memoir on her journey abandoning the quest for perfectionism and performance, and finding contentment ... Beautiful joyful practical antidote to perfectionism

TM's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/2 Viola wrote: When I first started reading this book, I didn't find Shauna Niequist's writing at all relaxing. Her description of her busy, hurried life with her husband and family, her stellar career and her travelling and speaking engagements made me feel rather frantic myself! She was probably heading for a burn-out ... Present over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living by Shauna Niequist

Viola's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/1 Alex @ Inspiration Clothesline wrote: A few months ago I heard that my favorite author, Shauna Niequist, had a new book coming out and the title... Present Over Perfect said it all. Impeccable timing, god-appointed if you ask me. I agreed to review the book and in some ways it was almost debilitating. I felt a responsibility I haven't felt ... A Memoir to Learn From

Alex @ Inspiration Clothesline's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/28 Lisa Bartelt wrote: I really love the way Shauna Niequist puts words together and the lessons she learns that she shares with us, her readers. And the message of her latest book, Present Over Perfect, that we can let go of our frantic lives to take hold of something more meaningful and simple, is one my heart/mind/soul ... An invitation to do things differently

Lisa's Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/20 Rebecca Ray wrote: I was telling someone the other day that my life felt like a merry-go-round that is spinning faster and faster. Yet, I have spent a great deal of the past year of my life slowing down and minimizing what I have been doing, and my life still feels that way. I can remember the pain of realizing that I ... Present Over Perfect {A BookLook Bloggers Review}

Rebecca's Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/19 Jenn Grandlienard wrote: I’ve always been a huge fan of Shauna Niequist, Savor, her daily devotional book is a favorite of mine, and Bread and Wine is on my nightstand to be read very, very soon! So when I heard she was writing a book about being present over perfect, I was super excited to read it! I’ve strived for ways ... Amazing book!!

Jenn's Rating:

5 Stars