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Florence has written over thirty books which focus on areas of personal growth. She is best known for her work on the personalities, helping us to understand ourselves and improve relationships with others. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and received an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from Southwestern Adventist University in Texas. The National Speakers Association has inducted Florence into their Speakers Hall of Fame. She been speaking and ministering since 1984. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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What would happen if you started a "silver box ministry" and blessed others with your words? The overhead cost is low and the return on investment would exceed your expectations. In giving to others and following the command to love one another, you are truly blessed. Start giving people "verbal gifts with bows on top" as you follow the method outlined in this book. I really enjoyed learning about her husband Fred, who has a Cosmetics Counter Ministry!
I'd recommend this book as an essential to any Christian library. It's a good message of edifying others and includes many examples of how to become a vessel of encouragement. The book is based on Scripture and how to apply specific verses of encouragement as gifts to others.
My Book Club Questions for Silver Boxes: The Gift of Encouragement
#1 When you were a child, did you ever received words of encouragement from an adult, such as a teacher, parent or grandparent? Describe the experience.
#2 There are many examples of silver box ministries in this book. If you created your own silver box ministry, whom would you minister to and why?
#3 What words are encouraging or edifying? Create a list of words as a group and use them as inspiration for your silver boxes.
#4 Were you inspired by this book? What ideas did you conceive after reading it? When will you implement your ideas?
#5 Do you have a special place to keep the letters you've received? Do you have a silver box or a letter box?
#6 What is the most important letter or words of encouragement that you've ever received?
#7 What is the most valuable lesson you learned most after reading this book?
#8 Final thoughts: what are you going to do with the wisdom you gained from this book?
Often people are more quick to criticize than to praise.
There is something for everyone in this book. You can open it up to any chapter and begin reading. I must have given away at least 10 of these books as gifts since I bought my first copy after hearing her speak on the radio years ago.
Hear what the power of words can do with Florence Littauer's inspiring book "Silver Boxes, the Gift of Encouragement".
When I was teaching 4th and 5th grade I had the children cover their small lunch milk containers with foil and decorations and leave them out in a place at home which would remind them to say positive things to people around them. They and their families loved it. Sometimes we all need a little to reminder to be more generous with our positive thoughts.