Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Play-Full Life: Slowing Down & Seeking Peace” as Want to Read:
A Play-Full Life: Slowing Down & Seeking Peace
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

A Play-Full Life: Slowing Down & Seeking Peace

4.14  ·  Rating details ·  14 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Explores the ways of being and becoming informed by the life-giving and balance-inducing power of play.
Paperback, 215 pages
Published May 1st 2011 by Pilgrim Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A Play-Full Life, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A Play-Full Life

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-31)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Sarah Wessel
A good, thought provoking book aimed at using play to draw us closer to God. The Kindle version I read had an odd formatting problem that occasionally blacked out pages: however, the book was worth reading enough to persevere despite that annoyance.
Tracy
Apr 12, 2015 rated it liked it
I read this for a class on joy and celebration in pastoral care and really enjoyed it. It was a lovely reminder that what we focus on is what we reap in life and when we focus on joy and a playful way, that is what we reap. Hamman makes a great case then even when dealing with the hard stuff, if we can be flexible and creative, we'll get through it better. No need to be ministerial to read this and get a lot out of it (Hamman is a Christian and that's his point of reference -- but I'm not and wa ...more
Howard Freeman
Apr 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
Though it might have been condensed slightly - only slightly - this book and its author helped me slow down the first part of my 2016. I first heard Hamman at a lecture as he encouraged his listeners to "Cultivate boredom. For in boredom we are seeking something to save us from ourselves." Living life more slowly, creating margin in my schedule, letting myself be bored for periods of time, allow for both play-fullness and also for me to truly hear God.
David
rated it really liked it
Sep 02, 2011
Cara
rated it liked it
Sep 09, 2013
Pat
rated it it was amazing
Jun 23, 2012
Joe
rated it it was amazing
Apr 10, 2012
John Compton
rated it liked it
Jan 30, 2013
David Jonescu
rated it it was amazing
Jun 28, 2018
Alan
rated it it was amazing
May 24, 2017
Kayla
rated it it was amazing
Dec 01, 2011
Holly
rated it it was amazing
Jul 13, 2012
Mary Peterson
rated it really liked it
May 26, 2014
Angela Dillon
rated it really liked it
May 14, 2013
Jp
added it
Oct 22, 2011
Meghan Russell
marked it as to-read
Nov 07, 2012
Jodi
marked it as to-read
Mar 17, 2013
J Nelson
marked it as to-read
Oct 19, 2013
Debbie Coss
marked it as to-read
Jul 07, 2015
Janie
marked it as to-read
Mar 08, 2016
Karyn
marked it as to-read
Jan 29, 2017
Nerida
marked it as to-read
Aug 26, 2017
Patrick Schlabs
marked it as to-read
Sep 15, 2017
Rachel
marked it as to-read
Dec 04, 2017
Courtney Webb
marked it as to-read
Dec 26, 2017
Hunter Bailey
marked it as to-read
May 25, 2018
H W
added it
Aug 20, 2018
Chang
is currently reading it
Dec 01, 2016
Kathy
is currently reading it
Oct 01, 2017
Karla Hostetler
is currently reading it
Oct 24, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »