Book Title: Opportunity In Disguise: How I Defeated Adversity
Author: Marc Hoberman
ISBN # :978-1938814334
Book Price: $14.95
Opportunity In Disguise: How I Defeated Adversity - Description
The things in life that help us become successful and fulfilled can be based upon both positive and negative experiences. Our friends, family, colleagues, and personal decisions all assist us in becoming the people we see in the mirror each morning. In my case, a seizure disorder has taken me on many journeys in the past 35 years. These sojourns have allowed me to delve deeply into my soul and understand the many facets of my moral fiber and the character of those with whom I choose to surround myself. Some may see my illness as a weakness; however, I view it as an incredible strength and opportunity to educate myself and others. I have disclosed my infirmity to fewer than 10 people since I was first diagnosed over 35 years ago. The search for my identity has ended, and, just begun. I believe that I have now initiated the process to seize each and every opportunity not in spite of my illness, but because of it. As an educator, I am always struggling to think of new ways to impart knowledge to others. I wrote this book to remind myself and others of the importance of self-worth and inner strength. It is my hope that readers find strength, humor, and inspiration while reading Opportunity in Disguise. This is the Second Edition, revised and updated from Marc's original publication of Adversity Defeated. Marc's story is inspirational, uplifting and an understanding of how a hardship can be overcome.
Book Title: Heroes & Giants: Second Edition
Author: Douglas B. Ashby
ISBN # : 978-1938814-29-7
Book Price: $16.95
Heroes & Giants: Second Edition - Description
Heroes and Giants Second Edition is, as the late Paul Harvey would say, "The Rest of the Story". During a career in the emergency services, you will see every imaginable type of tragedy. Author, Douglas B. Ashby who retired from the Los Angeles County Fire Department as a Battalion Chief after almost 35 years in the fire service experienced both tragedy and joy during his many years. From stories during his rising career in the fire service to tragedies he experienced in his own life when a family member was murdered, Ashby shows how it is necessary to compartmentalize some of the emotions a firefighter has on a daily basis. If you are thinking of joining the fire service or have a family member who is serving, Heroes and Giants gives a glimpse of a 30+ year career, the ups and downs and the insight to being on the front lines every day.
Book Title: When Dreams Come True
Author: Harold Thompson
ISBN # : 978-1938814303
Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches
Book Price: $14.00
When Dreams Come True - Description
This beautiful tale came to the author in a dream. His earlier books have been primarily autobiographical. Thompson felt this was the work of a higher power. The words poured out of him and tells a compelling story from the heart that includes messages of hope, redemption, and the value of horse therapy. The main character is an orphan boy who is adopted by an older man who teaches him many life-building principles and, for the first time in his life, has someone who shows him love. He is taught how to survive in life. He taught him trades of all kinds just as he had his own sons who are now grown. Young people will benefit from reading this book as it is wholesome, though it will be life changing no matter who reads it.
Book Title: Boy in the Corner
Author: Clyde D. Batavia
ISBN # :978-1-938814-35-8
Product #: Preorder Price through August 3, 2021
Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches
Book Price: $12.95
Boy in the Corner - Description
From being the "Boy in the Corner" to having a voice at the Federal Reserve and a seat at the table with the George H.W. Bush Administration A humorous and inspirational story of a young boy plagued with an undiagnosed learning disorder in the early 50s through the 60s before we understood learning disorders. The teachers were frustrated buy Clyde's mother would not give up on him. With her determination and Clyde's will to succeed, he taught himself techniques that "worked for him". As an adult, during part of his military service under the command of General Holllingsworth, Batavia served proudly and gained confidence. He went on to run his own company and become the President of the Machinery Dealers National Association (MDNA) in Washington D.C. Batavia's journey includes rejection and adjusting to life outside the military, often fraught with a desire to "take a swing" at people who did not respect soldiers. In the end, he became a speaker, an author (who would have thought?) and active in merchant organizations around the world. Definitely a story you should not miss!