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Essentials for Life: Your Back-To-Basics Guide to What Matters Most

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True enjoyment in life is found by focusing on the essentials.

A growing number of people recognize their need for a reliable guide for their life's journey. "Essentials for Life" fills that need by helping readers get back to the basics of what matters most with a fresh perspective on four core essentials of the Christian life: What do I believe? How do I grow closer to Go
Paperback, 222 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by Thomas Nelson Publishers
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Seth Comfort
Jan 10, 2011 rated it really liked it
I read the book Essentials for Life by Marcia Ford. This is a great book that offers spiritual and Biblical truths that can be applied to all aspects of life. The book is comprised of 50 short chapters touching on the "essentials" for life. Of course, and the author says this too, this isn't an all encompassing list, but it definitely hits a lot of very essentials for living. I really enjoyed how much scripture is packed into this book. Each chapter identifies several scriptural references for f ...more
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May 19, 2010 rated it really liked it
This book can be read as a guidebook to rediscovering what is most important in life, or as a daily devotional to offer that bit of calm in a hurried and stressful life. Ford offers a way to "pause in the middle of it all to remember what's essential and what we truly value."

It is a beautifully rendered book, broken down into fifty concepts that offer spiritual insight using Ford's concise and modern prose, scriptural references, and relevant quotes. In the sidebars of many pages there are also
Jessica Bain
Mar 01, 2013 rated it really liked it
I found this book on sale for really cheap and thought it looked good. It was a very simple read...It is for Christians to expand their basic knowledge of what they believe. Personally, I learned many lessons from this book and I would recommend it to any Christians! If you want to know more about our faith and learn how to explain certain subjects or just how to live a better life, you should definitely read it.
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