3 Books I have read this month

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The God Pocket

Author:  Bruce Wilkinson with David Kopp.  Bruce Wilkinson is the author of the N.Y. Times #1 Bestseller “The Prayer of Jabez and other bestsellers, including You Were Born for This, Secrets of the Vine, and The Dream Giver.   He is a popular Christian teacher and the founder of initiatives to train Bible teachers in every nation and to address pressing needs in Africa.  Bruce and his wife (Darlene Marie) Live near Atlanta.

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Publisher:  Multnomah Books, 12265 Oracle Blvd, Sutie 200, Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Genre/Market:  Christian, Spiritual, Life Lessons, Pay it Forward

Publication Date: 2011, by Exponential Inc

Book Length: 124 Pages

Price:

Soft copy

5 Out of 5 points

 

Headline for Book Review: It is in giving you shall receive, it can be your time, talents, money or almost anything.

Quote: “I’ve been carrying around some of God’s Money.”

This book was given in advanced by Multnomah Books for my honest review.  I am a Christian whom loves to read about God or anything to do with Christianity so this was a fabulous and easy to read book.  I loved this book most because it is like a “pay it forward.”

What Bruce explains is that we are partners with God and we should always have some spare change or dollars in a special pouch to be able to help others in need as you go about your day.

Take these steps for your God Pocket or pouch:

  1. Decided in advanced how much money you are going to place in it.
  2. Devote that money directly to God.
  3. Deposit the money into the Pocket.
  4. Depend on God to lead you to the person who needs it or needs “God Nudge.”
  5. Deliver God’s funds to the recipient.
  6. Declare that God is the Ultimate giver whom provided the funds.
  7. Disciple the person who receives the God Pocket to become a delivery agent themselves.
  8. Share your experiences as you have blessed others through this method.
  9. Recommend this book or buy a few to give away to help them “pay it forward.”

I think this is a marvelous way to share the gospel of God and to glorify God.  I have donated money and given money to others in need myself, even when my funds were very low.  I once gave away my last 20.00 and found out that the kid had no gas money and a wife and baby in his car.  It is in giving that we receive.  The blessings go beyond our natural inclinations.

Copyright @ 2011 written by Jackie Paulson

 

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Book Title: Manual for Living Connection
Author: Seth David Chernoff
ISBN Number: 978-1-937215-00-2
Publisher: Spirit Scope Publishing (September 21, 2011)
Genre/Market: Christian, Spiritual,
Publication Date: 09/2011
Book Length: 296 Pages
Softcover
5 Out of 5 points
Headline for Book Review: A User’s Guide to Living your Meaningful Life
About the Author: Seth Chernoff is a cancer survivor, author, speaker, marketing professional and founder of multiple companies. He has been featured in mainstream media around the world.
Seth has a very inspirational book here as he has survived cancer more than one time. Quotes that I like to share are:
“Through hardship came strength, and as a result of pain I found joy. Through suffering came gratitude, and by letting go I found my path and purpose in life.”
“Don’t expect that someone else will step in to fulfill the purpose you neglect, the path your disregard. Life is far too short, and your life is far too important.”
What I love about his book is the chapter headings such as:
True Connection which then proceeds a quote, “A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it,” By George Moore. Then follows question such as;
• Do we ever really get to know another person?
• Do we ever take the time and effort required to understand ourselves?
• Are we able to let down our guard, our defenses, and our agenda to open our heart and truly connect with another?
We all need inspirational and motivation in areas of our lives that pertain to what we are currently going through so if you need a great “quick pick me up” just pick up this book. It is easy to read, and understand with practical examples. I would recommend this book for anyone in any age group other than children as it is meant to open our hearts and minds to the life we need to live in the present moment to seek out our true potential, purpose and a more satisfying relationships with others.
This book is the second book by Seth Book One is Reality, Book Three is coming soon and it will be Manual for living your life Purpose. Seth Guides us through a series of thought provoking questions to help us thin what we do and why we do it in order to help us life the life of our dreams.
Written by Jackie Paulson © 2011

Jackie Paulson is an avid reader, writer, blogger, and does book reviews. She is the editor for several popular ebooks on the World Wide Web.

Title of Book:  Five Chiefs

Author:  John Paul Stevens served as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit from 1970-1975.  President Ford then nominated him as an associate justice of the US Supreme Court, where he served until he retired in June of 2010.

ISBN Number:  978-0-316-19980-3

Publisher:  Little, Brown and Company, Hachette Book Group, 237 Park Ave, New York, NY 10017

www.hachettebookgroup.com

Genre/Market:  Law, Legal

Publication Date: October 2011, 1st Edition

Book Length: 282 Pages

Price:  $24.99

Hard copy

5 Out of 5 points

 

Headline for Book Review: Law School to US Supreme Court of USA

Quote: “To my beautiful wife, Maryan, with thanks for keeping me healthy and happy.”

Five Chiefs is an extraordinary and historically significant look at the highest court in the United States.

Description: When Justice John Paul Stevens  resigned in June of 2010, Justice Stevens was the third longest serving Justice in American history (1975-2010).

In Five Chiefs, Justice Stevens captures the inner workings of the Supreme Court through his personal experiences with the five Chief Justices which include:

  • Fred Vinson,
  • Earl Warren,
  • Warren Burger,
  • William Rehnquist,
  • John Roberts.

 

He reminisces of being a law clerk during Fred Vinson’s tenure; a practicing lawyer for Earl Warren; a circuit judge and junior justice for Warren Burger; a contemporary colleague of William Rehnquist; and a colleague of current Chief Justice John Roberts. Along the way, he will discuss his views of some the most significant cases that have been decided by the Court from Fred Vinson, who became Chief Justice in 1946 when Truman was President, to Roberts, who became Chief Justice in 2005.

If you love history and law this is a wonderful reading of facts according to Justice John Paul Stevens.

All Rights Reserved @ 2011 Jackie Paulson

This book was kindly given to me for my honest review.

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5 responses to “3 Books I have read this month

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  3. Will return soon!

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  4. Keep it up. Nothing beats a good read. Finally catching up with blog comments. Bear with me. :-)

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