The Joy Model (2016)

Jeff Spadafora, The Joy Model Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2016, 181 pp. $14.94 The Joy Model by Jeff Spadafora is a step-by-step resource that seeks to guide readers to lives that are filled with peace, purpose, and balance. The author contrasts his model with the frustration that many people experience. The basics of the joy modelContinue reading “The Joy Model (2016)”

ESSENTIALISM: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown (2014)

In the late 80’s I read Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.  That was a profound experience as Covey revealed areas of weakness that needed to be excavated in my life.  A similar thing happened as I poured over the pages of Essentialism by Greg McKeown. McKeown sets forth his basic proposal at the beginning ofContinue reading “ESSENTIALISM: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown (2014)”