Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living by Shauna Niequist | Conversation Starters
A collection of essays revealing Shauna Niequist's deeply moving reflections on very personal issues like motherhood, faith, and marriage, she says these are her sources of support and purpose. But they also become causes of stress and anxiety. She thinks being able to balance these two aspects of her life is a good way to go about it, knowing that the challenging part is needed in order to appreciate the joyful part. She decided to let go of obligations, reconsider misconceptions, and shed belongings that complicated her life and overwhelmed her. Then she provides guidance for her readers who want to follow her example and enable them to find peace in a lifestyle that is wholesome.
Present Over Perfect is written by Niequist who has authored Savor, Bread and Wine, and Bittersweet. It is number two in The New York Times' bestseller list during its debut release. Publishers Weekly and The Wall Street Journal ranked it number one in their bestseller lists.
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