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From the Back Cover

Can life in this multitasking world be tamed? In a culture that pulls women in multiple directions at once, is it possible to de-clutter the calendar, reduce energy-draining distractions, and exchange some of those urgencies for what is truly important?

This timely, brand-new Bible study from best-selling author Cynthia Heald shows you that, yes, a simpler life is not only possible, it’s vital.

Becoming a Woman of Simplicity delves into the Scriptures and offers practical, real-life counsel so you can experience the freedom necessary to live with the quiet confidence God intended.

About the Author

CYNTHIA HEALD is a popular speaker and author of the Becoming a Woman of . . . Bible studies, which have sold millions of copies. Her passion is to help women walk more closely with God and live life to their full, God-given potential. She and her husband, Jack, are full-time staff with The Navigators in Tucson, Arizona.

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Product Details

  • Series: Becoming a Woman of (Book 5)
  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: NavPress (July 29, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1600066631
  • ISBN-13: 978-1600066634
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.5 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #137,345 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Through her speaking engagements, books, and Bible studies, Cynthia Heald challenges women around the world to become more godly. She is the author of numerous books, including Intimacy with God and the Becoming a Woman Of Bible study series. Cynthia and her husband, Jack, are full-time Navigator staff members in Tucson, Arizona.

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28 of 30 people found the following review helpful By W. Hilton on September 10, 2009
Format: Paperback
The Bible verse on the front of Becoming a Woman of Simplicity is 2 Corinthians 11:3. It says, "I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ." As I read, I realized that was what was happening in my life. None of the things my family and I were doing were sinful things, but we were trying to do so many things that we were too busy to remain devoted Christians and to spend the time with God and with our own family that I think God would have us spend.

The first chapter of the book is called "Profound Simplicity." It explains that, while it is ok to simplify our lives in order to be less busy and more organized, the main reason to simplify our lives should be to eliminate hindrances to the time we devote to knowing God. We don't have to work to be loved by God. We don't have to earn His acceptance of us. In order to build a relationship with Him, though, we do have to spend time with Him! If our schedules are so busy that we can't do that, then our schedules are just plain too busy.

Later in the book the beauty of simplicity is discussed. 1 Peter 3:3-4 says, "Don't be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewlery, or beautiful clothes. You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God." When our goal becomes that of focusing on living simply and in devotion to Christ, we can begin to be the quiet, peaceful, gentle person that God wants us to be. Another advantage to living our lives devoted to God and what He wants us to do each day is that, when things go "wrong," we can begin to see that it was actually a part of God's plan for us that day.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Jessica J. Graham on October 26, 2009
Format: Paperback
If you walk into any book store you will find shelf after shelf of modern day cures for the overwhelmed and frazzled superwoman, the so called Christian Book Store is no exception. These cures are just a band aid, they only temporarily cover up the superficial wounds of running around with too much to do and no purpose for doing it. Becoming a Woman of Simplicity isn't a superficial band aid. The author really gets to the core of the issue, the lack of being simply and purely devoted to Christ. While other books will encourage you to take more "me time" or hire a professional life coach or trainer, you won't find those lies here.
Cynthia Heald cuts out all of the "psychology this" and "feelings that" and leads you through an in-depth and thorough bible study filled with the truth, the scriptures and her own thoughts written in an encouraging "Titus 2" format.

This book fits right along with cutting out the crud and getting down to what really matters, what actually counts in life, and that is right up my alley.

If you have ever felt like the pressures of life are suffocating you, this book will get you going in the right direction and reveal the simple truths needed to get you back to breathing.

I really enjoyed this book and I hope to complete it as a study with other women.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Melinda Lancaster VINE VOICE on September 29, 2009
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Best selling author Cynthia Heald's newest book "Becoming a Woman of Simplicity" seeks to answer questions that often plague the human mind. "Can life in this multitasking, instantaneous, technologically driven age be tamed? Is it possible to live unpretentiously in a world that clamours for constant conversation? In other words is it possible to live simply?"

To all of these questions Heald resoundingly answers "yes." With the grace of a seasoned learner she goes on to "unpack", over the course of 11 chapters/lessons, how to become more simplistic. She explains that true simplicity comes from within.

We cannot change the pace of this world but we can change the way in which we respond to it. Instead of continuing to multi-task Heald explains the importance of becoming single-minded. When we become wholly focused on Christ and develop a God-paced life we often find essentials that are missing from our driven world. Things like: gentleness, quietness, rest, contentment, and peace.

Using quotes from powerful voices of the past and present, personal experience, and practical application each chapter of this book brings the reader further toward their quest for peace and rest. The insights shared in the form of "thoughts from an older woman" drip with wisdom from the heart of someone who has already made the journey.

I cannot recommend this book highly enough. It is perfect for individual or small group study. Those who choose to follow it closely may very well find it to be one of the most transformational books of their lives.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Shirley Rempel on January 28, 2011
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As I went into the year 2011, I decided that I needed a theme to follow for my life for the year. After a lot of prayer and thought, I decided on the word, Discipline. This word embraces many parts of my life but one area I wanted more discipline was in my spiritual life. Specifically, I wanted 2011 to be the year that my relationship with God is the deepest it has ever been. I have decided to not only study, embrace and implement the Spiritual Disciplines (prayer, fasting, etc) in my life, but I want to live a more simple life.

When I had the opportunity to review Heald's Bible Study, Becoming A Woman Of Simplicity, I jumped at the chance. I have only worked through the first chapter, entitled Profound Simplicity, but already I have been encouraged and challenged. This Bible Study is set up in a way that you have some reading then questions to answer, Thoughts from an Older Woman (the author) and a reflection section, which contains truly inspirational quotes from well known modern and classic figures.

One of my favorite points in the first chapter is this:

"The purpose of this sutdy is not to show you how to downsize, declutter, or say no to everything. The purpose is to encourage you to live life the way God has planned for you. I think His way is one of inner peace and rest in the midst of a complex and busy world. My definition of a woman of simplicity is one who lives a God-paced life. She waits for God's leading, and she has time to be still and know her Lord. She has a deep abiding rest in her spirit. She is a woman of profound simplicity because she has only one focus: being simply and purely devoted to Christ." (p.15)

That quote is my goal for this study....and for the year.
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