One simple act : discovering the power of generosity / Debbie Macomber.Material type: TextPublication details: New York : Howard Books, c2009.Description: viii, 216 p. ; 23 cmISBN:
- BV4647.G45 M33 2009
|Item type||Current library||Collection||Call number||Copy number||Status||Date due||Barcode||Item holds|
|Book||Speedway Adult Area||Non-fiction||241.4 MAC (Browse shelf(Opens below))||1||Available||35550431058208|
Appendix A has reader questions (p. -212).
Includes bibliographic references (p. -216).
Illustrates how simple acts of generosity have lasting life-changing impact on both recipients and givers, sharing true stories of random acts of kindness that have changed lives in unimaginable and wonderful ways.
Fleas, footsteps, and checkout lanes : the springboard of gratitude -- Loaves, fishes, and miracle math : the mystery of sharing -- Keys, candy, and army men : the act of encouragement -- Spilled latte, backpacks, and tollbooths : the habit of good deeds -- A memory, a guard, and an outstretched hand : the impact of forgiveness -- A coach, a cough drop, and a light bulb : the power of believing the best -- Point Hope, a piano recital, and a house yet to come : the bounty of open-handed giving -- Static, stories, and chow-chow : the art of listening -- Jambalaya, cupcakes, and the North Platte Canteen : the practice of hospitality -- Waiting rooms, blossoms, and letters that last : the privilege of inspiring hope -- Glue, legends, and a slumber party : the spirit of Christmas -- Bread crumbs, minnows, and submarines : the gift of caregiving -- A kingdom, ten dollars, and afghans of love : the bounty of time -- Red stars, research, and a Rolex : the offering of prayer -- A question, an opportunity, and a conversation worth having : the sharing of our faith stories -- A treasure, a shawl, and a hymn over the phone: the heart of service -- Giving God the last word.