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On turning 50, Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist Brett wrote her most popular piece ever, containing the cancer survivor and single mom's most important life lessons. Here she expands and expounds on that column, incorporating other essays penned over her 14 years as an opinion columnist, to make a rousing inspirational collection. Most of her pieces-dedicated to substantive but familiar ideas like "Overprepare, then go with the flow," "Stay put in the day you are in," and "God loves you because of who God is"-are short, sweet, and frequently resonant (if at times overly simple). Complimenting her own experience with anecdotes from friends and others, as well as poems, prayers, psalms and excerpts from treasured books, Brett employs a veteran writer's knack for keen observation and thorough self-knowledge, delivering hard-earned wisdom with deceptive ease.
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"Regina Brett's book, God Never Blinks, provides practical insights that can change the world."
--Deepak Chopra, Author, The Ultimate Happiness Prescription
"Regina Brett is a gifted observer of the experiences that shape who we are, and her lessons unfold with buoyancy, humor and a courageous honesty. She has given us a beautifully written roadmap for life."
-- Jeffrey Zaslow, coauthor of The Last Lecture
"I intend to give my 82-year-old dad a copy of God Never Blinks. I will also buy one for a 16-year-old friend. This wise, compassionate and honest book is a blueprint for living a happy, fulfilling life. Its lessons are timeless--and timely."
--Thrity Umrigar, author of The Space Between Us
Spiritual, inspirational, yet down to earth wisdom to get the best out of life despite life's trials.Published 4 days ago by AmyBryant
Very inspiring. The best story was the first "Life is Good." It reminds us that we "get to" not "have to." Like I "get to" go to work. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Ruby Backert
R.B. covers so many aspects of our lives, with compassion and practicality.Published 24 days ago by Eleanor S. Blair
Easy to digest and comprehend the messages, Brett offers insightful stories and lessons about overcoming life's challenges - the big stuff as well as the little day to day... Read morePublished 1 month ago by AVA VA