Changed Lives : Celebrites Reveal Their Personal Stories of Divine Intervention
Changed Lives Celebrites Reveal Their Personal Stories of Divine Intervention Author:Editors of Guideposts In this book we learn of some of the most memorable choices made by some of the most memorable names of the twentieth century. These are men and women of faith, who have learned about the many facets of success -- not defined only in glamorous terms but also in godly terms. Celebrated men and women who've excelled in their secula... more »r fields: drama, sports, movies, television. Writers, journalists, singers, comedians, politicians, soldiers. What prompted them to step onto their career path? What brought them success? What gave them courage to persevere through hardship, failure, or loss — to maintain their purpose and rekindle their dream?
In Changed Lives they tell of God's intervening ways -- how He gave them vision and power to grab hold of the good, the excellent, the right. In these true-life stories, the stimulus may have been a passage of Scripture; sometimes a prayer spoken, remembered, or heard; sometimes a principle embedded in the mind; an insight realized in the quiet -- or something that makes sense only in the realm of miracles.
But many of these headliner people say the catalyst for change in their lives was a phrase, an action, or an example of an ordinary person: a parent, spouse, mentor, colleague, even a stranger. As we visit with these stars, we learn that they are susceptible to the same worries, temptations, and despairs as are we all. We understand the problems they had to overcome, their sacrifices, and hard work to achieve the success they have earned. And we appreciate their frankness in telling their stories that would edify and help others, and their willingness to share their faith in God, a faith that links us all together. The ground is level at the foot of the cross.« less