Zen and the Art of Housekeeping

Zen and the Art of Housekeeping

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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 qlittleq 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.Once you have completed your sweeping, the next step in your floor maintenance process is mopping. Sweeping and mopping have recently become even more important and time-consuming jobs around the house as our ideas about interior decorating have evolved. In addition to the stained concrete flooring mentioned previously, many houses now have hardwood floors, tiles, or laminates that lookanbsp;...

Title:Zen and the Art of Housekeeping
Author:Lauren Cassel Brownell
Publisher:Adams Media - 2008-02-01


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