Today I decided to rearrange my book shelf. How we have changed in modern times, always reading ebooks in ipad, kindle, lap or desktops or smart phones and almost stopped reading books in the old fashioned way. I was surprised finding so many books in that shelf both in English and in Malayalam, our mother tongue.
So today's post is a book review.
The title of the book is 101 Simple secrets to keep your hope alive.
A simple book, nothing complicated. I forgot when I bought it, I think it was when I made a trip to Bangalore in 2002. I do not remember reading this book in detail anytime. What a lapse it was from my side. This book is a must read. It has many beautiful and inspiring quotes by great people like Aristotle, William Shakespeare, Mother Theresa and the like. Awesome...!
The book starts with a proverb 'a cheerful heart is a good medicine'. :)
Laugh more - especially at yourself. Laughter is the cheapest, safest, and most reliable medication there is.
Another one - Appreciating what you have is one way to keep your hopes up.
Fall in love with God.
Pleasure in moderation relaxes and tempers the spirit. I scream, you scream, we all scream for icecream !
Give hope to others - it will do wonders for you too.
This book has inspiring quotes, practical insights and powerful reminders that will help us find hope when nothing is there to be hopeful. It helps in finding out God's presence in our life especially during crisis. I would recommend this book to everyone, just keep it in your library, one day you or someone would benefit from it.
Originally published by Honor Books, Colorado. Compiled by Betsy Williams.
If anyone of you have read this wonderful book, please share your opinion with us.
- Finding hope in the midst of crises is not easy. Such books really shine a beacon of hope when dark clouds of hopelessness cover life. Never lose hope. Always believe, there are plenty of solutions for each and every problem in life, be hopeful !