A better life : slowing down to get ahead
- ISBN: 9780310357575
- ISBN: 0310357578
219 pages ; 22 cm
- Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan Books, 
- Copyright: ©2020.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Stand down: when you beg God to fix it and he tells you to be still -- Bloom where you're planted: when you try to move to Iraq but end up in Michigan -- Notice the small beginnings: because everything--literally everything--starts small -- Do something that matters: a bag without a mission is just pieces of fabric sewn together -- Tear down the fence: welcome to my little country house in the city -- Let the dream simmer: let's talk about fly balls and betta fish -- Manage the hustle: time to turn it up to a boil -- Don't do it alone: because it's more fun than being by yourself--and face it . . . you need help -- Practice your u-turns: what to do when you realize you're going the wrong way -- Don't be afraid to fail: it's really not as bad as you think -- Do things that are unseen: you don't need to share everything on the Internet -- Have the heart of a turtle: keep your eyes on your own paper -- Lean in to hard times: when God tells you that you're a palm tree -- Cherish today: stop wishing for the next season of life and start living today's -- A better life manifesto.|
|Summary, etc.:||"In her down-to-earth and helpful debut book, A Better Life: Slowing Down to Get Ahead, Rebecca Smith - the founder of Better Life Bags - shares her story of how God can use even the smallest decisions in our lives to lead us into big adventures as we love others right where we are"--|
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A Better Life : Slowing down to Get Ahead
Rebecca Smith is the founder of Better Life Bags, a custom handbag company whose workforce is made up of local women with barriers to employment. Rebecca and her husband, Neil, have four amazing kids: Jonah, Clara, Corbin, and Gavin. Connect with her on Instagram @rebeccasmithonline.