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~~ Inspirational quotes to help the teens in your life ~~
on 23 June 2015
This book is a selection of short, encouraging phrases some of which are accompanied by simple illustrations/sketches. With one "comment" per page, this book is an easy and quick, yet inspirational read. Although written to boys there are MANY captions in this book that are suitable and applicable for EVERYONE! Why not try reading a phrase a day at the dinner table? You might be surprised what discussions arise from it!
A beautiful letter at the beginning tells his boys how much he, the author, cherishes them. Some of my favourite (I liked them all) phrases are as follows:
"Be faithful - any old slime can cheat!"
"Cheerfulness in adversity is a key character trait in the game of life."
"Nobility is not a birthright - how we act in the big moments defines who we are."
"Manners really matter; in fact they make the man." ( I LOVE the illustration that accompanies this one!)
"Spend more time with your family and less at work - no one on their deathbed says they wish they had spent more time in the office!"
"Thank God for your many blessings; then go out there and blossom. It is okay to succeed."
This is a Christian book so some of the "lessons" are scripture based. However many are not and all boys, Christian or not, could benefit from reading them if they want to grow up to be decent guys!