One Simple Act: Discovering the Power of Generosity
What if you, personally, could make the world a better place...by tomorrow?
Debbie Macomber knows the secret to doing exactly that! In a world that seems too often stingy and grudging, she has witnessed how one simple act of generosity can yield unforeseen miracles.
You are about to discover, through true stories, what happens when we commit intentional acts of generosity. Lives are changed in ways we never envisioned. Come with Debbie late one evening through the checkout line at the grocery store. Visit a midwestern train station. Discover the link between a submarine, a few bread crumbs, and some minnows. Visit ancient Galilee as a young boy volunteers his fishes and loaves to Jesus only to see his meager gift multiplied many times over to feed five thousand. Listen in on a touching phone call with an elderly widow. You will stand amazed at what God accomplishes when we make ourselves available through simple acts of generosity.
This blend of true stories and motivating messages will delight and surprise you as you discover how giving the gifts of time, encouragement, hope, laughter, prayer, hospitality, service, and even forgiveness can have lasting, life-changing impact, not only on the recipient of such gifts but on the giver as well.
Debbie Macomber, through the power of story, invites us to live with open hands, offering who we are and what we have to God, to use in the lives of others. When we do so, lives--including our own--are changed in ways we couldn't have imagined. All it takes is one simple act.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pennsylady - LibraryThing
A simplistic but genuine look at generosity, gratitude and the Christian perspective. Sometimes told in life stories and often in simple exposition, it was a worthy look at "living a good life" Read full review
A must readUser Review - rosie - Christianbook.com
Such an awesome book. I have read this book, bought it for others to read, and discussed it in my book group. Even if you do just one thing from the book, you will come out ahead. It is about generosity, and it shows you that you don't have to have possesions or money to be generous. Read full review
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