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Spiritual Common Sense, The Wisdom of the Soul identifies 77 guiding principles for a more meaningful life. Rear Admiral J. W. Adams said it “provides readers with an inspirational and thought-provoking collection of principles to guide every day lives. A useful read for those in leadership roles — parents and commanders alike.” Tim Love, Vice Chairman of OmniCom, said, “This book is incredible.” 5 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
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For those who have despaired while watching the evening news or felt helpless in the face of worldwide poverty, crime, hunger, and war, Be The Light, offers hope and inspiration. It is an incredible testimony to the power of each individual to dispel the darkness. Former ABC news anchor and host of ABC 20/20, Hugh Downs called it “a reliable guide to happiness.” Former First Lady Barbara Bush said, “I am thrilled with your book. It will be a source of inspiration for me and so many others.”


Love and Hate is the story of Henri Landwirth, remarkable man who has experienced the worst of humanity, surviving five concentration camps. He answered hate with love and compassion, establishing Give Kids the World and five other philanthropic organizations. In the words of Walter Cronkite, “Henri is one of the few human beings who lives up to the best we can imagine.

Who would mortgage his home to save children he had never met, put planes in the air on mercy flight into Soviet territory without a landing permit, and send tankers of chocolate to children abroad. Meet Bob Macauley, the natural born entrepreneur who founded the Virginia Fibre Company and AmeriCares. His Name Is Today chronicles Bob’s life from his early years to the creation of The Shoeshine Foundation, his role as Chairman of Covenant House, and the fatal meeting with the Pope that inspired the creation of AmeriCares. Ann Curry, Anchor, The Today Show, said “Bob’s story may inspire your life. It has mine, for rare is a heart as beautiful as the one that beats in Bob. The choices he has made lift us all, and remind us of the power of one.”

Arianna Huffington, founder, The Huffington Post, said, “In this book Bill Halamandaris makes it clear that the values that make America great — including generosity, selflessness, idealism, courage — are not the exclusive property of either side of the political spectrum. They are beyond politics — and for all of us to share and embody. This book will touch your heart and inspire your soul.” The Heart of America: Ten Core Values that Make Our Country Greatwas also recommended by Dr. Laura as “ a call to arms to be the best we can be every day.” “This book demonstrates, the greatness of America is a reflection of the greatness of our people,” Christopher Reeve said. “There is something each of us can do to make the world a better place.”

Quotations From The Heart contains 1,000 quotations that speak to the heart of who we are, what we do, and what we hope to be. It is a distillation of wisdom, as well as, the seeds of wisdom to come. Quotations are organized by topic from Adversity – “There is no education like adversity.” (Benjamin Disraeli, 1804-1881) – to Wealth – “The gods are those who either have money or do not want it.” (Samuel Butler,1835-1902).

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