This is Sandra Carrington-Smith's first book to my knowledge. I couldn't put this book down. It is a concise little jewel. Told in the voice of a wise woman in beautiful allegory, with poignant autobiography and inspirational narrative woven in, "Housekeeping for the Soul: A Practical Guide to Restoring Your Inner Sanctuary" will change you. The way you view your home and your soul has the opportunity to be totally renovated if you follow Carrington-Smith's sage advice. I grew to eagerly anticipate the gems of wisdom at the end of each chapter wherein Carrington-Smith uses the holistic healing knowledge of Voudou and the Orishas/Lwas/Goddesses to crystallize the lessons of the chapter. I highly recommend this book, especially if you wish to renew your soul's house. Now, you may not have ever thought about renewing your soul's house but trust me, after reading this book you'll be glad you did.