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Blessed by Less

Blessed by Less

Clearing Your Life of Clutter by Living Lightly

by Susan V. Vogt

Cluttered Closets. Crowded Minds.

How do we begin to lighten our loads?

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Practical from start to finish, Blessed by Less shows how one woman's journey into a simpler, less cluttered life can also be our journey.

Read a Book Excerpt

Read a Book Excerpt

"Living lightly" is not just about the stuff we accumulate ... it's about an attitude of living with fewer burdens and encumbrances, whether you're 21 or 65.

Author Website

Author Website

For more from Susan Vogt, and to read her blog Living Lightly, visit her website.

Living Lightly This Holiday Season

Living Lightly This Holiday Season

Susan Vogt

Besides just saying a prayer for those less fortunate and then going on with our good life, here are three "dos" for living more lightly over the holidays.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

Living More Lightly on Earth

Living More Lightly on Earth

J. Ryan Parker

If there is one thing that a year abroad taught my wife and me, it is that that lightness can be a blessing like no other.

A Weight Problem

A Weight Problem

Bruce Epperly

“Do we possess our possessions or do our possessions possess us?” This question is at the heart of Vogt’s Blessed By Less. 

Fall Cleaning

Fall Cleaning

Molly

Written by an experienced Catholic careworker, I very much appreciated the environmentally friendly message and social justice oriented perspective of Blessed by Less.

The Kenosis of Clutter

The Kenosis of Clutter

Carl McColman

What I found most truly inspiring in this slender book is the author’s recognition that most of us have plenty of internal clutter to dispose of — from useless feelings of guilt or self-righteousness, to energy-sapping worries and fears that do little to enrich our lives but plenty to keep us distracted.

Making Light

Making Light

Sunweaver

We Pagans often focus on rituals and rites, but ordinary householder practices such as Vogt describes in Blessed by Less can help to cultivate a deeper practice and a closer relationship with the gods.

Sound Advice

Sound Advice

Frank Viola

Vogt touches on worry and hurry and even launches into a discussion on fate and the difference between cheap faith and deeper faith.

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Susan Vogt on Living Lightly

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