Welcome to Three-Peat Tuesday! – My Gift to You
Building from my recent book UNBEATABLE! Seven Pillars of Personal Excellence, each blog will contain three P’s: Pillar, Principle, and Practical, all geared towards nourishing you on your personal and spiritual growth journey. Today’s blog is entitled, “My gift to you”.
Pillar: Love is a Giver
“Love is joyfully putting the needs of others above your own”-John Piper, author, and preacher
Principle: The Gift of Giving
It feels like these landmarks keep popping up. I don’t mind. Less than a month ago, in my blog “Celebrating Milestones,” I reflected with gratitude on some memorable moments in 2020. This week, as my family and I remember Ruth Patricia Marcus, that lovely lady who brought me into this world 46 years ago, I want to take a page out of her book.
Mom was a selfless servant, a giver of gifts, and a hospitable hostess. She and dad did a wonderful job providing for Bernadette, Kriss, and me. Although she lost her battle to kidney failure on November 20, 2012, her legacy of giving to others lives on. This week, I desire to imitate her heart.
By God’s divine grace and timing, I launched my book Unbeatable! Seven Pillars of Personal Excellence on Amazon on November 19, 2019. November 19, 2012 was the last day that mom and I spoke. She died just after 1:00 am the following morning. On November 20, 2019, I got an Amazon notification that my book was posted online and available for purchase.
Do you guys see what God did? November 20th is no longer only a day where I miss my mom, sometimes with tears. It now also represents the historic day when Amazon told me that my desire to write a book on the value of cultivating an awesome inner life had come to fruition! Ruth Marcus was a major driving force behind this vision, drilling in me the power of becoming an avid reader.
In celebration of November 20th, I am offering Unbeatable! as an e-book on Amazon for US$0.99 from November 20-27, 2020. This is my gift to you.
Practical: A Season for Giving
Notice the things in your life that God has turned from barriers to blessings. And of course, please share the upcoming special discount with your family and friends!
If you’re inspired by this blog, please share it with one other person today. To learn more about these pillars of personal excellence, read UNBEATABLE! which is now available on Amazon in print and as an e-book.