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Gratitude – The Art of Being Thankful – My Book Review

GRATITUDE:
THE ART OF BEING THANKFUL
by
Vickie Phelps
Genre: Non-Fiction / Inspirational / Devotional
Publisher: Inspire Books
Date of Publication: July 11, 2017
Number of Pages: 92, 4.5″ x 6″
 
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This ninety-two-page gift book is a compilation of devotions, poems, prayers, and lists of things to be grateful for. The difference between having what you want and having what you need is a principle some people never grasp. In the reading of this book, you may realize you have much more to be grateful for than you were aware of.  Use this little book as a daily devotional or pick it up at random times to remind yourself that you are a blessed individual.


PRAISE FOR GRATITUDE: THE ART
OF BEING THANKFUL:
This little gem of a book arrived before we left on vacation, so I took it along. It became our shared devotional and ‘thought for the day’ outlook…and colored our time away with gratitude. This unique discovery is one to treasure.” – 5 Star Review, Amazon verified purchase 
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Gratitude – The Art of Being Thankful – My Book Review

 

“We can change the significance of our words by the way they sound, by the way we use them.”

Books that can make tears escape the corners of your eyes rank high among my favorite and most memorable reads. Vickie Phelps little powerhouse of a book on Gratitude – The Art of Being Thankful did just that – made a few tears escape down my cheeks. As I was reading Vickie’s words I realized I had a lot to be extremely grateful for from

You can tell that Vickie, herself, has a lot to be thankful for in life and that showing gratitude and being grateful is the process that you learn with nearly every breath of life.

Weaving and relating some great enlightening quotes from authors like Marcel Proust, to Charles Dickens, to Albert Schweitzer, to Bible scriptures, the idea of gratitude shows readers that being grateful is a way of life you chose – not one of constant complaining, being down on yourself, and not taking any small things for granted. Vickie leads readers to understand that everything we take for granted we should be grateful for.

Thank you, Vickie, for reminding me that I indeed still have a lot to be grateful for.

“Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” – Charles Dickens

Vickie Phelps writes to encourage, inspire, and influence. She has published 200 articles, devotionals, and essays in more than fifty magazines and contributed to several anthologies. Vickie is the author of the novels, Postmark From the Past, Moved, Left No Address, Waiting for Joy, and a devotional book, Psalms for the Common Man. Vickie is co-author with Jo Huddleston of the gift book, Simply Christmas, and Writing 101: A Handbook of Tips & Encouragement for Writers. 
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2nd Prize: Signed Copy of The Art of Being Thankful+ $5 Amazon Gift Card + Postmark from the Past & Waiting for Joy (holiday theme pack)
3rd Prize:  Signed Copy of The Art of Being Thankful

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NOVEMBER 7-16, 2018


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