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The Christmas Sweater Hardcover – Bargain Price, November 11, 2008
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But as I went on afterwards and thought about it, the more it hit me. The power of this message is in redemption, it's in knowing how to handle the storms in your life and knowing who you can always count on. I now look at people in a different light, from my family to our friends to my kid's friends, trying to figure out what part of their personal storm they're in. I also look at myself, trying to decide to be a Russell or Glenn's grandpa, and actively help people along to get through their storm. It's a personal challenge to me to do even more than what I have in the past to be the person that God has wanted me to be. It's definitely worth the time to read.
By Glenn Beck
Generally when the name Glenn Beck comes up in a conversation you get one of three responses, those responses are: "Oh, I love him!", "That stupid @#$%$#@*$#!" or simply a heart felt, "er...who?". Mr. Beck is one of the nations leading syndicated radio commentators and is best known outside radio for his best selling, "An Inconvenient Book", and his TV & stage shows.
This work is a departure from his normal hard hitting conservative commentary. Not quite what I would call a coming of age story but more a commentary on how our adult values are formed during our childhood and how those adults around a child have a profound influence on them weather they know it or not. Weather you are a conservative, liberal, right or left, this book transcends political boundaries and looks deep within the readers psyche and plucks out a long buried memory and , in my case, a smile. I normally do not do reviews on fiction because I'd hate to spoil the ending for someone but in this case I'll make an exception. Highly recommended uplifting story that makes you feel good. I found that despite the books length, around 280 pages, I blew thru it rather quickly, I just could not put it down. You will find someone that you know hidden in these pages, and be uplifted for it, I can almost guarantee it. I know that a book that raises your spirits isn't what most critics are looking for these days, so consider it a nostalgic retro feeling. I think this shows that Mr Glenn has a soft side, other than that cake thing. Thanks for helping me find some old memories Mr. Beck, keep up the good work.
Spence The Elder
"Sic gorgiamus allos subjectatos nunc"
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EVERYONE needs to read this book and then pass it on!!!! I say that, however ..............I read it, but can't seem to let go of it long enough to pass it on!! Read morePublished 20 days ago by An avid reader
This was a very good book teaching values and loyalty. It was sad in places but so happy in others. I have recommended it to all my family that like to read.Published 2 months ago by Shirley J. Hammond
I loved this book from the moment I began reading it. It is easy reading and I was sucked into the story immediately. I wanted Eddie so badly to stop being a bitter teenager. Read morePublished 2 months ago by SunnyNell