Present Over Perfect

Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

by ZONDERVAN (Author)Shauna Niequist (Author)Ashley Wiersma (With)
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Description

In this five session video Bible study, New York Times bestselling author Shauna Niequist invites you on a journey that changed her life. She will walk a path with you, a path away from frantic pushing and proving, and toward your essential self, the one you were created to be before you began proving and earning of your worth.

Shauna will help you begin leaving behind busyness and frantic living and rediscovering the person you were made to be. Present Over Perfect is a hand reaching out, pulling you free from the constant pressure to perform faster, push harder, and produce more, all while maintaining an exhausting image of perfection. She offers an honest account of what led her to begin this journey, and a compelling vision for an entirely new way to live: soaked in grace, rest, silence, simplicity, prayer, and connection with the people that matter most to us.

The study guide includes first thoughts, video notes, group discussion questions, practicing presence reflections, and solo work for you to complete between sessions.

The five sessions are:

  1. Pain Points
  2. The Roles We Play
  3. Yes, And No
  4. Unflashy, Unspectacular, Good
  5. Living the Love

This Study Guide is designed to be used with the PRESENT OVER PERFECT DVD (9780310816034)

Contributors

ZONDERVAN, Author

Shauna Niequist, Author

Niequist, Shauna: -

Shauna Niequist is the author of Cold Tangerines, Bittersweet, Bread & Wine and Savor. She is married to Aaron, and they have two wild and silly and darling boys, Henry and Mac. They live outside Chicago, where Aaron leads The Practice and is recording a project called A New Liturgy. Shauna also writes for the Storyline Blog, and for IF: Table, she is a member of the Relevant podcast, and a guest teacher at her church. Shauna's three great loves are her family, dinner parties, and books, and she believes that vulnerable storytelling, hard laughter, and cold pizza for breakfast can cure almost anything.

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