My Grandfather's Blessings (Paul’s Books #6793)

by Rachel Naomi Remen | Philosophy | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 9781573228565 Global Overview for this book
Registered by PaulsBooks of Salt Lake City, Utah USA on 1/26/2010
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5 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by PaulsBooks from Salt Lake City, Utah USA on Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Paul’s Books #6793

Journal Entry 2 by PaulsBooks at Paul's Books Open House in Salt Lake City, Utah USA on Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Released 11 yrs ago (2/3/2010 UTC) at Paul's Books Open House in Salt Lake City, Utah USA

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This book is being released at Paul’s Birthday Party 2010.
The party will be held at 1751 S 1500 E. All are welcome!

Journal Entry 3 by cbostler from Sandy, Utah USA on Friday, April 02, 2010
I received this book two months ago, and have been reading two or three chapters a day. I thoughtfully pondered each chapter, sometimes re-reading the deeper, "mystical" chapters two or three times. I can't claim that I understood everything I read, but I found the book to be touching and inspirational. Rachel Naomi Remen is a brilliant, compassionate storyteller and counselor.
My favorite chapters are:
Getting Clear (page 155) Dr. Remen received a bracelet with the word "clear" engraved in it. She researched the word to find the meaning of the gift. She found several definitions that related to her goals and beliefs. I was fascinated because my own name, Clare, is a derivative of the word "clear." I could see myself vividly in this chapter.

The Gift of New Eyes (page 269) This story sums up Rachel Remen's amazing philosophy of "living life well."

Integrity (page 281) This chapter has a story written by one of Dr. Remen's clients. He wrote about a young prince who sat beneath a table and mimicked a chicken. DELIGHTFUL and INSIGHTFUL!!!

The biggest impact MY GRANDFATHER'S BLESSINGS came during my last hour of reading. I realized that I, too, have countless blessings and lessons that come from those around me. My parents, daughters, grandchildren, relatives, friends, co-workers, and students I teach enrich my life and give me strength and purpose.
I'd like to get my thoughts down in print.


Journal Entry 4 by cbostler at Salt Lake City, Utah USA on Monday, September 06, 2010

Released 10 yrs ago (9/6/2010 UTC) at Salt Lake City, Utah USA

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I am participating in Booklady331's ABC (Already Been Crossed) bookbox, and will be adding this book to the selection. I hope that it will continue to educate and inspire readers everywhere.

Journal Entry 5 by wingbooklady331wing at Cape Coral, Florida USA on Friday, February 04, 2011
Arrived home in my ABC bookbox. Going to decide what to do with the book - add it to round 2 or ???

Enjoy!

Journal Entry 7 by wingerishkigalwing at Salt Lake City, Utah USA on Thursday, June 02, 2011
I almost took this book from the box last time around, and just couldn't let it pass me by again :)

I think I'll follow your lead, Clare, and put it where I'll pick it up and read a story or three at a time~

Journal Entry 8 by wingerishkigalwing at Salt Lake City, Utah USA on Friday, June 07, 2013
And that's exactly how I've enjoyed them :D Thanks for sending this along.

Journal Entry 9 by wingerishkigalwing at Salt Lake City, Utah USA on Monday, November 03, 2014

Released 6 yrs ago (11/3/2014 UTC) at Salt Lake City, Utah USA

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Sending this lovely book to bookczuk for her new UBCZ. Hope this finds readers who will enjoy it :)

Journal Entry 10 by wingbookczukwing at Charleston, South Carolina USA on Monday, November 10, 2014
Received today from Erishkigal as a contribution to the book exchange shelves here at The Bristol, which is also an UnofficialBCZ for BookCrossing. Thank you so much! Hello to the previous readers. Hope someone snaps this book from the UBCZ and keeps it travelling!

I love that this is from PaulsBooks originally. When they started up, I was on support and helped them with some of their questions. Even wrote a story for the newsletter about PaulsBooks. Also, I've read this book before, so will put it aside to dig up my thoughts at the time and add it here.

Journal Entry 11 by wingbookczukwing at Charleston, South Carolina USA on Tuesday, November 11, 2014
My journal entry back around 2004, when I made one of my two copies a BookCrossing book:

A friend of mine gave me this book to read in 2001. We both had faced some significant health problems in the year prior to his giving it to me. I like to think that it helped him find some inner strength and peace.

I am keeping a copy of this book. It has a lot of strength in it- and a lot of wisdom too. We all can use a "battery recharge" now and then and I'll save this book to help with that...

My friend died very suddenly, in a car accident in 2003,

Plus it will be a reminder of a man who loved life, and left it too early. God bless you, Raoul.

Released 6 yrs ago (11/12/2014 UTC) at The Bristol (Book Exchange Shelves) in -- By post or by hand --, South Carolina USA

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Released to the shelves of the reading room at The Bristol on Lockwood, here in Charleston.

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