Extraordinary stories of people who have survived life's most heart-wrenching tragedies and whose Christian faith has remained unshakable.
New York Times best-selling author Jeff Benedict has seen both good and bad in his career as a journalist. Some of the best are the extraordinary people he has met who have made deliberate choices to live happier lives despite the extreme hardship that each of them has faced. Although life will knock us down from time to time, this book is an important reminder that we all can make a choice to get back up, brush ourselves off, and keep pressing forward.
"Each of us will find ourselves at the intersection of happiness and despair. And when that day comes, there are choices we can make that will help us turn and walk down the street called Happiness," says the author. From choosing to forgive to choosing to serve others to choosing to pray, the seven true stories that Jeff shares illustrate the power within each of us to choose to live a happier, more abundant life.
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As a fan of Jeff Benedict's writing, I have always known him for his hard-hitting investigative reporting into powerful corruption. This most recent book, however, is an inspirational (but still tough) look at the unsung heroes who face the worst of situations then choose to make good of it. The writing style is still uniquely Benedict, with actual conversations and scene descriptions that challenge the best fiction … but this is all true.
These are very real people, suffering very real tragedies, who's choices made all the difference.
I first listened to the book on tape and then bought hardback copies to give away. It will change how you choose to deal with hardship.
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