The Complete Game of Life and How to Play It

Narrated by: C. S. E. Cooney
Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
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Publisher's Summary

This new and expanded edition of one of the most influential self-help books of the 20th century makes Florence Scovel Shinn's principles relevant to 21st-century audiences. Now included are study questions, meditations, and action items that will ensure that this will become the essential edition of this classic text.

Shinn begins with the following statement: "Most people consider life a battle. It's not a battle.... It's a game. And, like most games, it can't be played successfully without understanding the rules." In a clear and accessible manner, Shinn then sets forth and explores the six key rules for the game of life, providing to listeners the user's manual for making informed decisions and fully embracing a life of success and happiness.

©2014 Chris Gentry (P)2015 Tantor

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Biblical perspective to the game of life

Wasn't what I expected, this book was 100% better. it's a biblical perspective of how to succeed in life. want to read it again to be sure I didn't miss anything

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Awesome!!!!

Loved it. This book is full of great insight. Listening to it will change the way you live your life!

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partner this with your BIBLE

people please read and retrain your thought process but couple it with the word of God . the bible is the true companion for this book

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waste of money and time

the entire book feels like the author is preaching religious jargon. there are some parts that add value but for the most part, it's not worth it.

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How to create the life of your dreams

A little heavy-handed on the religious juxtapositions of ideas but the base “spiritual laws” and concepts are truly life-changing if you choose to live by them. An amazingly succinct way to explain these complex philosophies.

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Enlightening!

This book is life changing. It has become one of my favorite gifts for graduations, birthdays and christmas.

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All around great.

The pace was perfect and the content was great. The examples throughout and the affirmations really help to solidify the information.

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Great Book and Content

I really loved the book and felt that the narrator was ideal for an inner work focused book.

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Good content but...

Good content about how universal energy works. It uses bible references constantly, possibly more than can be reframed. This book is written in the 1920's but the person talks about not wanting to change the male/female pronouns to something more neutral!? And there are "quotes" by Oprah Winfrey? Pretty sure the woman who wrote this is no longer living. It seems if you are going to narrate or republish something, you shouldn't change it, it's not your work to change!? And if I purchase something written in the 20's its probably because I'm looking for something traditional and NOT progressive bs with made-up pronouns that have us all scratching our heads. So, its good content, mostly authentic, and references the bible frequently.

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Will Give The Courage To Be

Appreciating the spiritual identity of Ms. Scovel as well as the universal principles, she helped me to realize “The Courage To Be” all that I’ve been blessed to go through wasn’t to be in my present circumstances, but in fact “To Be” all I was created for, joy, love, peace, friendship, Abundance, wealth, and success in dreams coming true from my creator(Jesus). I’m going to listen again and can’t wait with anticipated excitement for the results. This Book Is Timeless

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  • 07-31-18

insightful, for the pondering mind.

the concepts in the book are timeless and primarily based on biblical understanding, but it had been narrated into modern everyday idiomatic applications

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  • 07-25-19

Best book I've read on spiritual law & manifesting

Incredible book. I was hooked from the beginning and have already told many people about it and have bought a hard copy now. Narration by a beautiful, enthusiastic voice. Highly recommend it!!

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  • 11-29-17

Great universal wisdom

I found this book to very insightful, helpful & inspiring. I found the ideas & wisdom to be very simple yet extremely powerful when implemented . I did struggle a bit with the reference to religious text, even though I felt the ideas themselves are not religious. I found I just had to change any reference to God around to spirit or universe, whatever felt more right to me at the time. A worth while read.

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  • 05-06-17

interesting book worth the listen

I found this book quite interesting it was at times a little controversial to my beliefs but that is one of the things I liked about it that it challenge me. if you want something you've never had you have to do something you've never done was my belief going into this book. I think it had some really great points in there which can really improve your life and make this book well worth while.