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One Simple Act: Discovering the Power of Generosity
Pocket / 2010 / Paperback
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In One Simple Act, bestselling author Debbie Macomber turns her pen to non-fiction to share inspiring stories of selfless giving and generosity. Blending true stories with motivating messages, Macomber delights and surprises, showing how giving time, encouragement, hope and service, can have a lasting impact on all involved.
OPEN YOUR LIFE TO THE GIFT OF GIVING
#1 New York Times bestselling novelist Debbie Macomber now appeals to our hearts in a new way, sharing her own personal thoughts on how spiritual generosity can bring unforeseen miracles—both small and large—to those who receive and to those who give.
In this touching work of nonfiction, Debbie Macomber shares how she and many of the people she knows and loves try to live their whole lives:
* A mother worrying about her own troubled son buys gloves for a homeless man
* A short letter from an elderly relative to a dying teen is still read by the family decades later
* A widowed husband visits daily the care facility where his wife spent her last days
Blending true stories and motivating messages, Debbie Macomber delights and surprises, showing how giving time, encouragement, hope, laughter, prayer, hospitality, service, and even forgiveness can have a lasting, life-changing impact for all involved.
Debbie Macomber, with more than 100 million copies of her books sold worldwide, is one of today's most popular authors. The #1 New York Times bestselling author is best known for her ability to create compelling characters and bring their stories to life in her books. Debbie is a regular resident on numerous bestseller lists, including the New York Times (70 times and counting), USA TODAY (currently 67 times) and Publishers Weekly (47 times). Visit her at www.DebbieMacomber.com.
"The lavishness of Debbie's giving-heart is proofread in her fiction....whether she's teaching us through story how to knit, connect meaningfully with others, or heal from a disease, she's does so with grace and ease. Now in her inimitable way Debbie offers us gentle and powerful reminders of true-life generosity and never drops a stitch."
"You are going to love Debbie Macomber. She's the bubbly friend you've always hoped to meet and the savvy mentor you've longed to know. Debbie's mission statement is captured in God's words addressed to Abraham: 'you will be a blessing' (Genesis 12:2 NIV). I'm here to tell you, girlfriend -- she's taken that promise and run with it! Blessing her loved ones. Blessing her neighbors. Blessing strangers in need. And, in turn, blessing her readers."
"Macomber walks a new path with this nonfiction title. . . . A useful, inspiring study of an underpracticed art, written by one who has received, given, and witnessed generosity."
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