Gotta Have It!: Freedom from Wanting Everything Right Here, Right Now
Gotta Have It! is every grown-up’s guide for taming the inner two-year-old. Too many people spend so much time trying to get what they want that they have no energy left to get what they need. Dr. Gregg Jantz calls this phenomenon excessity—when excess becomes a “necessity.” Excessities—whether they are activities, behaviors, or objects—promise protection in a difficult wo...more
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You gotta have this book!
This book won't make you feel comfortable. It won't give you warm and fuzzy feelings. In fact, it actually might make you down right mad at times.
And that, my friend, is exactly why you GOTTA HAVE IT!
Gregory L. Jantz has written this book that will make you stop and think about all that you have, or don't have, in life. Not only will he challenge your thinking and what you believe, but if you commit to working through each chapter, you will also sift through ap ...more
What a timely book for the day we live in!
With so many confused about the differences between wants and needs, author, Gregory L. Jantz, PhD, has written a book that helps the reader identify the areas of their life that may be excessive. Not pertaining just to finances, the author addresses a variety of areas where we may find ourselves over-indulging: food, alcohol, drugs, sex, spending, gambling, hobbies, etc.
According to Jantz, when a want becomes “supercharged” it begins to feel like a ne ...more
“Excessity”– a word Seattle author, Dr. Gregory L. Jantz coined to describe “…an overindulgence of any behavior…a coping mechanism that …insulates from a difficult world.” In his new release the author encourages readers to learn the differences between real needs versus wants that become pseudo needs that turn excesses into ...more
I really enjoyed reading this book although at times it hit truths I'd rather not reveal. The topic is excessive living. How do we as believers live in harmony, at peace with God and others, while still pursuing worldly wants to excess? It explores the deep things of want and desire. I was challenged and encouraged by this book.
This isn't a book about material minimalism, the blurb is quite misleading.