Zen and the Art of Housekeeping: The Path to Finding Meaning in Your Cleaning (Google eBook)

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Adams Media, Feb 1, 2008 - House & Home - 224 pages
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Wash the dishes, do the laundry, mop the floors, scrub the toilets, make the beds, vacuum the rugs . . . the list goes on and on, with little time to stop, breathe, and take in your beautiful surroundings. Now you can. Learn to be at peace and attain enlightenment while doing all the "little" things around the house.

Your floors and counters will shine as you become one with your home and gain an elevated sense of being. Zen and the Art of Housekeeping challenges you to put more than elbow grease into your daily routine. You'll learn how to spirit yourself away during mundane chores as you muse over thought-provoking Zen koans like:

  • If the kitchen is the heart of the home, what is the heart of the kitchen?
  • What is the color of clean?
  • If the purpose of cleaning is to remove dirt, what is the purpose of dirt?
  • What fills empty spaces?
  • Whose footprints are on your floor?
With Zen and the Art of Housekeeping, you'll scrub your way to enlightenment-and a spotless sink.
  

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Review: Zen and the Art of Housekeeping: The Path to Finding Meaning in Your Cleaning

User Review  - Starr - Goodreads

I think there are some really good intentions in this book. However, I had a hard time reconciling the message of purity and "Green" with the suggestion to use disposable toilet brushes and the family ... Read full review

Review: Zen and the Art of Housekeeping: The Path to Finding Meaning in Your Cleaning

User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

I wrote this book....so of course I think it's wonderful! Hope you do as well! Read full review

Contents

two the heart of the home
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learning to love laundry
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cleaning koan what is the color of clean?
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zen concept factor of enlightenmentenergy
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