This reading group guide for Spiritual Simplicity: Doing Less, Loving More includes an introduction, discussion questions, ideas for enhancing your book club, and a Q&A with author Chip Ingram. The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your discussion. We hope that these ideas will enrich your conversation and increase your enjoyment of the book.
The promise that technology would simplify our lives is now a humorous thought. The demands on our time and energy seem relentless with the constant accessibility of cell phones, e-mail and Twitter. Busyness is the disease of our time. In his book, Spiritual Simplicity: Doing Less, Loving More
, Chip Ingram prescribes a path that will lead us away from this wilderness of over-stimulation and stress toward flourishing lives of simplicity and peace. A “must-read” for anyone who feels stuck in the rat race but who longs for a different way to live. Topics & Questions for Discussion
1. What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘simplicity’? How would you define it? What feelings do you have when you think of moving toward simplicity in your life? What would you like to simplify?
2. According to the author, how does your definition of success help or hinder the simplicity of your life? What is your defin