The Miracle of Me: A Memoir

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iUniverse, Feb 4, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 236 pages
The Miracle of Me is funny, romantic, and ultimately heartbreakinga winning offbeat mix of Six Feet Under and Eat Pray Love. While growing up in the eccentric family of undertakers, Alice Snow learned firsthand about death and impact on the living. As a young woman, she traveled the world, boarding with Dutch nuns who were entranced by the novelty of stove-top popcorn and witnessing the crushing poverty of Bolivia firsthand. Through these journeys, she learned that no oppression, grief or suffering could permanently crush the human spirit, or deny human beings of their power of hope. Love swept into her life and changed it forever, when she met Floyd, a handsome pilot who spoke to her soul. Their lifelong romance broke all of the rules and sustained them both through tremendous difficultiesincluding the challenge of facing their own mortality.

Alice Snow has been living with a brain tumor the past fifteen years. Her doctor told her many times, she was at deaths door, but she never believed them. She held fast to the belief that her life was meant to serve a higher purposethe purpose of inspiring others to lead their best lives through service, spirituality, and recognition of lifes precious gifts. This faith has been the key to her miraculous survival, and she is in a unique position to impart this powerful, positive message to her readers.

 

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Contents

1 A Tale of Twin Cities
1
2 Burying the Dead
11
3 The Chosen One
29
4 Friend
39
5 Bridge Among Nations
59
6 A Perfect Place
65
7 Night
77
8 Nowhere
89
12 Soulmates
139
13 Extraordinary Love
151
14 A Vital Tune
159
15 White Lies Miracles
167
16 Ceramic Angels
173
17 Healing Blueprints
181
18 Permission
191
19 Masterpiece
199

9 Awakening
101
10 A Golden Ruler
111
11 Naked Love
123
20 Miracles
209
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About the author (2010)

Born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota and a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Alice is a former teacher and a certified music practitioner who played harp for the critically ill. The author’s life has been dedicated to selfless service to humanity, and her humanitarian efforts have impacted lives around the globe. She currently volunteers for the Eugene Symphony and for the United Methodist Women’s Organization. She wishes her story to be a source of hope and inspiration to others. The author resides in Eugene, Oregon.

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