Living Well While Doing Good (Schaper)
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Can we really enjoy the world while trying to save it? Many of us want to do both, but find a balance difficult to achieve. Part how-to and part memoir, Schaper's book shows us a socially responsible way of having it all.
The short, humorous chapters are about simplifying: food and children, money, romance. From the Slow Food movement to the lighting of simple fires, Schaper provides basic strategies and spiritual solutions for living well and doing good, drawing from her own experience of working for social change while attempting to live fully.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Donna Schaper, an ordained United Church of Christ minister, is Senior Minister at Judson Memorial Church in New York City. She has also served churches in Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Arizona. She is the principal in a consulting firm called Bricks Without Straw, which shows not-for-profits how to raise energy and money and capacity, and has been involved with a series of turn-around congregations and a host of social-action issues. In addition to serving as pastor, she has written several books, and is a member of the United Church of Christ's Stillspeaking Writers' Group, authors of the popular online Stillspeaking Daily Devotionals. Schaper lives in New York City.
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