Join me on Thursday as we hear how to slow down and simplify our lives. I will have pen and paper in hand. 🙂

About Judy: Judy Christie is a writer and consultant who loves to help people slow down and enjoy each day more.

She is the author of the popular Hurry Less Worry Less series, published by Abingdon Press, including “Hurry Less Worry Less for Families,” “Hurry Less Worry Less at Work,” and “Hurry Less Worry Less at Christmastime.”

Her debut novel, “Gone to Green,” was released last year, and “Goodness Gracious Green,” second in The Green Series, has just come out. The novels are about a big-city journalist who becomes the owner of a tiny newspaper in rural North Louisiana, fighting corruption and prejudice and changing the town, while the town changes her. “The Glory of Green,” book 3, will be out in February 2011.

Judy is also the author of “Goodbye, Murphy’s Law: Whatever Can Go Wrong, God Can Make Right.”

A journalist for 25 years, she was the editor of newspapers in Louisiana, Indiana, Tennessee and Florida. She has a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and a master’s in arts from LSU in Shreveport. She is married to Paul Christie, an 8th grade science teacher.

She loves flea markets, eating good food, and sitting in the porch swing.

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About Hurry Less Worry Less for Families: “Hurry Less, Worry Less” is intended for all those busy women and men who want to slow their lives down but don’t quite know where to start. It offers quick tips, strategies for change, and an invitation to a Christian life. The author writes: “This book shares the path that I took and is written with the certainty that there is a better way to live, even in these hectic times…especially in these hectic times….An unexpected part of the journey was how God began to speak to me and help me grow….I discovered that part of the yearning inside me was for this underdeveloped part of my life.” “Hurry Less Worry Less for Families” also has a study guide in the back for individual or group study.

Judy will also be giving away copies of Hurry Less Worry Less: 10 Strategies for Living the Life You Long For, Hurry Less Worry Less for Families and Gone to Green, her first novel. Just leave a comment {HERE} for a chance to win. Don’t forget your email address – the winner will be notified via email

Judy has also offered to send out her assessment worksheet that will help people step back and assess their families and their priorities. If you would like to receive the worksheet, simply email Judy ( and put Assessment Worksheet: Amish Wisdom in the subject line and she’ll send it to you.

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