Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Inspiration For A Ridiculously Good Life
By Nick Vujicic

OVERVIEW: Born without arms or legs, Nick Vujicic overcame his disability to live an independent, rich, fulfilling life, becoming a model for anyone seeking true happiness. Now an internationally successful motivational speaker, Nick spreads his central message: the most important goal for anyone is to find their life's purpose despite whatever difficulties or seemingly impossible odds stand in their way.

AUTHOR: Nick Vujicic is a motivational speaker and the director of the nonprofit organization Life Without Limbs. A longtime resident of Australia, he now live in southern California.

MY REVIEW: If you need to be inspired, this is the book for you. Life Without Limits is one of the most inspirational books you will ever read. I can't say it is the most inspirational book you will ever read. That would be silly. I have no way of knowing. But I can say, without reservation, that this book is one of the most inspirational you will ever read. So again, if you are looking for inspiration--get this book. Nick tells the story of his physical disabilities and the emotional battle he endured trying to deal with them as a child, a teen, and a young adult. He shares how his faith in God has been his central source of strength and explains that once he found his own sense of purpose--inspiring others to make their lives and the world better--he found the confidence to build a rewarding and productive life without limits. Nick offers practical advice for realizing a life of fulfillment and happiness by building trust in others, developing supportive relationships and gaining strength for the journey. Life Without Limits is filled with inspiring stories not only from Nick's life and experiences but from many others around the world. You know I'm going to say it so I might as well get on with it: Nick's faith in God is the thing that inspires me the most. How easy it would have been for him to have railed against God and refused to believe in God's goodness. But he didn't! He believes in God. Trusts God. And lives his life for Him!

(I received this book free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group for this review.)


Mary said...

Hi Clif, Just stopped by to say hello, and found this wonderful book that should get us all off our "pity pots"...Wow, what a testimony...thanks so much for sharing...I'm so glad I visited today so I could read your review...excellent!

God bless...take care,

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bettyl said...

I've see this guy on tv and in some videos. It is so encouraging and humbling to see his attitude.