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Publisher's Summary

In It's All About the Small Things - formerly titled Church of the Small Things - Melanie Shankle helps you embrace what it means to live a simple yet incredibly meaningful life and how to find all the beauty and laughter that lies right beneath the surface of every ordinary, incredible day.

Also features bullet journaling pages and exclusive lists of the small things that bring Melanie joy, including her favorite TV shows and movies to fashion must-haves and more!

Is my ordinary, everyday life actually significant? Is it okay to be fulfilled by the simple acts of raising kids, working in an office, and cooking chicken for dinner?

It's been said, "Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away." The pressure of that can be staggering as we spend our days looking for that big thing that promises to take our breath away. Meanwhile, we lose sight of the small significance of fully living with every breath we take.

Melanie Shankle, New York Times best-selling author and writer at The Big Mama Blog, tackles these questions head-on. Easygoing and relatable, she speaks directly to the heart of women of all ages who are longing to find significance and meaning in the normal, sometimes mundane world of driving carpool to soccer practice, attending class on their college campus, cooking meals for their family, or taking care of a sick loved one.

The million little pieces that make a life aren't necessarily glamorous or far-reaching. But God uses some of the smallest, most ordinary acts of faithfulness - and sometimes, they look a whole lot like packing lunch.

Extra content from Melanie, including favorite movie quotes and fashion influences, is available in the audiobook companion PDF download. 

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Melanie Shankle (P)2019 Zondervan

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This was an easy paced read. Love her humor and relatable content. Her wit was on point.

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I loved it!

Melanie Shnkle is so clever and thought provoking. Laugh out loud humor about everyday experiences as well as a few poignant moments that are also part of life. This isn't a preaching book, but the writer gently share how God is in her life.

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Great content just can’t stand her reading it!

Loved the concept of this book but the author sounded like her mouth constantly needed a drink of water! Won’t be listening to her read another book! Couldn’t finish the last hour-it was that painful to my ears.

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You’ll Laugh Through Tears

I loved this book! Melanie is funny, down to earth and relatable! Her stories will make you cry as they will remind you of your own stories but her pop culture references will make you laugh out loud!

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What Ree said!!!

I can’t say it better so I’m just gonna day I agree wholeheartedly to the the forward