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This I Believe

Life Lessons
(Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
This I Believe
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"Inspiring life wisdom from people of all ages--based on the This I Believe radio program.The popular This I Believe series ... explores the personal beliefs and guiding principles by which Americans live today. This book brings together treasured life lessons of people from all walks of life. Whether it's learning the power of saying hello or how courage comes with practice, their intimate reflections will inspire, move, and encourage you. "-- Provided by publisher.
Title: This I believe
life lessons
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2011
Characteristics: xii, 196 p. ; 19 cm
Contents: The power of hello / Howard White
The art of being a neighbor / Eve Birch
A kind and generous heart / Christine Little
Make it do / Patricia Anderson
Grace is a gift / Laura Durham
The sisterhood of roller derby / Erin Blakemore
Caring makes us human / Troy Chapman
Satisfaction with a job well done / Nancy Pieters Mayfield
The world is imperfect / Suzanne Cleary
Peace can happen / Christine Kingery
A priceless lesson in humility / Felipe Morales
Finding out what's under second base / Lex Urban
Accomplishing big things in small pieces / William Wissemann
I have to see the world / Veena Muthuraman
Deciding to live / Kij Johnson
Walking in the light / Paul Thorn
The perfect merge / Lori Vermeulen
Listening is a powerful medicine / Alicia M. Conill, M.D.
Semper Fidelis / Andrew Paradis
Our vulnerability is our strength / Colin Bates
Patriotic ponderings / Joan Skiba
Opening the door of mercy / Karin Round
The true value of life / Sudie Bond Noland
An invitation to dialogue / Madhukar Rao
Homeless but not hopeless: a man finds his soul / Les Gapay
The power of sleep / Anne Hoppus
Where wildflowers grow / Maureen Crane Wartski
I could be wrong / Allan Barger
Everyone is included / Catherine McDowall
A lesson I hold dear / Kara Gebhart Uhl
A taste of success / Geoffrey Canada
A grace of silence / Andrew Flewelling
Do talk to strangers / Sabrina Dubik
Finding our common ground / Robin Mize
Bus chick's manifesto / Carla Saulter
Right now matters / Samantha Jacobs
Seeing with the heart / Stephanie Disney
Speak now or forever hold your peace / Dani Weathers
The triumph of kindness / Josh Stein
Time to walk the dog / Betsy Buchalter Adler
Yankee go home / Rita Barrett
The courage to change the things I can / Mark Olmsted
To hear your inner voice / Christine Todd Whitman
Keep it real / Rose Eiesland Foster
Important strangers / Leslie Guttman
My parents as friends / Bhavani g. Murugesan
A good neighborhood / Jeff Nixa
Believing in people / Rebecca Klott
Becoming friends / Larry Chaston
Just say no / Jessica Paris
Courage comes with practice / Theresa MacPhail
Adapting to the possibilities of life / Donald L. Rosenstein, M.D.
Why are we here? / Dale Long
A drive to achieve the extraordinary / Juliet Frerking
Inviting the world to dinner / Jim Haynes
Finding the flexibility to survive / Brighton Earley
The act of giving thanks / Michelle Lee
Sally's Monday / Patricia James
If you don't do it, who will? / Jodi Webb
Here comes (the real) Santa Claus / Becky Sun
Appendix: How to write your own This I Believe essay
Summary: "Inspiring life wisdom from people of all ages--based on the This I Believe radio program.The popular This I Believe series ... explores the personal beliefs and guiding principles by which Americans live today. This book brings together treasured life lessons of people from all walks of life. Whether it's learning the power of saying hello or how courage comes with practice, their intimate reflections will inspire, move, and encourage you. "-- Provided by publisher.
Additional Contributors: Gediman, Mary Jo
Gregory, John 1964-
Gediman, Dan
ISBN: 1118481992
9781118481998
1118074548
9781118074541
1118097432
9781118097434
1118097424
9781118097427
1118097408
9781118097403
Branch Call Number: 170.44 Thi
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Dan Gediman with John Gregory and Mary Jo Gediman
Subject Headings: Conduct of life Life Social values Ethics Belief and doubt
Topical Term: Conduct of life
Life
Social values
Ethics
Belief and doubt
LCCN: 2011024778
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Aug 06, 2013
  • JCLBreH rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I picked this book because the cover looked amazing and it really jumped out at me. This I Believe Life Lessons.
It is packed with inspiring short stories of peoples lives and how they turned things around. Choosing to make a difference in so many ways!

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