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Living More with Less 30th Anniversary Edition collects the wisdom and experience of those who live with less than a consumer culture says we need. With stories, reflections, and advice from people around the world who are making changes to their daily habits in response to climate change and global poverty, Living More with Less 30th Anniversary Edition is a vibrant collection of testimonies, old and new, of those who are discovering the joy of living with enough.
--Valerie Weaver-Zercher, editor
This book was decades ahead of its time, and is just as relevant today as it was thirty years ago . . . It is like a cookbook for life.
--Shane Claiborne, author of The Irresistible Revolution, speaker, and activist
This timely revised and updated edition is exceptionally wise, urgently necessary for the sake of saving our planet, pertinently and personally practical . . . Who could not but rave about this book!
--Marva Dawn, author of Unfettered Hope; Being Well When We're Ill; and Keeping the Sabbath Wholly
Doris Janzen Longacre was associated with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) and its worldwide ministries, In the Name of Christ. She served as dietitian of Hesston College from 1961-1963, as MCC hostess of the Language Study Center in Vietnam from 1964-1967, and in another MCC assignment in Indonesia in 1971-72. Just before completing her second book, Living More with Less, Longacre passed away after a 39-month battle with cancer.
I enjoyed "Almost Amish" http://www.amazon.com/Almost-Amish-Womans-Simpler-Sustainable/dp/1414326998. And this book was recommended by the author. Read morePublished 1 month ago by selah
My wife asked for it. She had it when it first came out and lent it to someone. Now she has a new onw one. Thank youPublished 7 months ago by daddywaggs
Hats off to the publisher for re-issuing an updated edition of this visionary and inspiring work. The challenge to us all to reconsider how we live our lives is as relevant today... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Scribblers2
We have been married for thirty years and this was a wedding gift. We wore out the first copy and the second copy is pretty tattered so bought an electronic copy to have with me. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Kingjay
This book displays ways that we as humankind can live to sustain the world and care for our fellow humankind. Very well written.Published on July 29, 2013 by Aimee Weishaupt
This is a seminal work on a sustainability philosophy. Though she is writing from the perspective of the Mennonite faith, I believe this book is valuable for all those who seek... Read morePublished on December 18, 2012 by JMARebook
This book is a great resource for people looking for ideas regarding "living simply so that others may simply live" . Read morePublished on December 15, 2012 by huntsman
Having grown up in a culture that has so much we throw away excess, this book takes a look at how living with less is really better than 'having it all'.Published on September 27, 2012 by Katie