I've been following Joshua Becker's blog for a few years and have read all the things and even put them into action. I was excited to be able to read his room-by-room guide for minimizing your home.
The Minimalist Home systematically goes through every space in your home, including the garage and yard, and talks about how to minimize them. Becker has put thought into which spaces should happen first for the biggest impact and encouragement. Because even though it's wonderful to have a minimalist garage, it may not be the best place to start and get the whole house done.
Our home has been trending towards minimalist in nature for a while now. And I'm happy to share with you that this little book helped us take a few more steps in the minimal direction. I loved all the checklists for the different areas. As well as the facts about living space and stuff consumption sprinkled throughout. The Notes section is full of great resources for further reading as well.
The Inspire for Girls Bible is a perfect introduction for younger girls into Bible Journaling. The Bible contains devotionals for young girls as well as plenty of art to color and space to capture personal thoughts about the scripture.
The design does a good job of being feminine without going overboard with the color pink. My teenager said that it has a nice ascetic but it's a bit large. I would agree that this particular bible is not for traveling so much as finding a cozy corner where it can live with supplies and be a part of a regular quiet time.
The devotionals and notes will age well as they are based more on scripture and life application than they are on the trials and tribulations of tweens. Which is a huge bonus in my opinion, because it doesn't mean that it will necessarily be found collecting dust as they enter into the teen years but will be a companion that will find them returning to time and time again.
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