The other night while perusing my usual blogs online I discovered that a book had been chosen for the book club on the (in)courage website. The book is “7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess” by Jen Hatmaker. The ladies who run the book club record videos with discussions regarding each of the chapters. I’ve never actually actively participated in one of the book studies, but I do enjoy reading some of the titles that are chosen. When I saw this recent one it intrigued me.
I have enough going on in my life that I like to read about how to simplify and streamline things. Not that I’m good at actually doing it, but I feel that if I’m at least reading about it then that counts as making the attempt. Right? I’m actually my own worst enemy when it comes to this kind of thing. As a Gemini I tend to get bored with the routine, so if something new and interesting comes along I tend to jump on it and bring that into my tumbleweed of interests. Then I wonder how in the world I manage to get involved in so many things. Just as I start to clean things and free up some space, something comes along to fill that area. Thus I’m hoping to get some inspiration out of this book.
What I plan on doing (ha! we’ll see how that works out) is after reading each chapter I’ll post on here about it and what thoughts I may have on that topic. Perhaps even if I don’t get anything out of it you might be able to glean some handy info. Maybe. We’ll see. Either way, I have a feeling that it’s going to be interesting. Why?
I have a visual definition of irony. I ordered this book early last week and it arrived on Friday. This is literally what I found when I opened the box:
I had to laugh. A lot. The cats wondered what my issue was because they were excited about a new box in the house. Yes, the company used this giant box to ship me a paperback copy of “7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess.” 😀