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The Big Picture: Getting Perspective on What's Really Important in Life

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2004

    Thank you, Dr. Carson!

    This book is exceptional and awesome!! It is my first Ben Carson book, and I can't put it down! I am constantly telling others about it b/c it's contents are so rich, deep and wonderful! I had a brief opportunity to meet Dr. Carson this past February, and he was amazing in person. To read his book only confirms that fact! Dr. Carson is an anointed vessel, chosen and sent by God. Through The Big Picture, he relates to the human experience of so many unlike anyone else. He understands those from the 'littlest' to the greatest positions in life. He is as wise as a serpent, as bold as a lion yet as humble as a lamb. Dr. Carson empowers your thinking through old fashioned principles that once gave humanity a strong foundation. Anyone can benefit from reading this wonderful piece! I appreciate his meaningful sharing.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 6, 2003

    Awe Struck

    I just left a convention where I paid $100.00 in part to hear Dr. Carson talk. I never knew who he was when he was introduced as one of the guest speakers. He was powerful! He spoke about the book he helped write, 'Think Big' and about his life experiences. As soon as I left the convention center, I immediately felt I had to come home and log onto the computer to find out anything I could about this man. He is outstanding and I am intrigued by him and his life perceptions. He has principals that most of us have surrendered in our lives and he has motivated me to do the best I can with the time I have left. Thank you.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2002

    What actually is the big picture?

    I think this book is very informal. Dr.Carson really covered a lot of topics in this book. I also think that when people write a book and especially the platform Dr.Carson he had to cover a wide range of topics. Some look up to him as a family man, a top neurosurgeon,and a writer. So I commend him on his effort towards this book.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2013

    Highly Recommended

    A must read. This book tells it like it is. Every parent and youngster needs this read.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2005

    The Most Inspiring Book

    'The Big Picture' is the most inspiring book I have read to date. I admire Dr. Carson, not only as a great surgeon, but as truly a 'nice' person. He is a gift from God. He is humble and he truly loves God. I am sending my best friends a copy of 'The Big Picture' for Christmas. Thank you and God bless you, Dr. Carson. Samuel Lee, M.D.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2002

    Wonderful book

    I have read Dr. Carson's other books, but none has quite brought things together for me the way this one has. The book puts life into perspective. Plain and simple. It reminds us of what is truly important. I am trying to attend medical school one day and it really made me re-examine my goals once I become a doctor, not just the acquisition of the MD. We tend to focus on one thing at a time and we must also look at the larger pucture. How does it all come together? What kind of mark do you wish to leave on this Earth? I plan to make sure this a book in my son's library.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 7, 2014

    You need Carson's sensible outlook on issues that matter today.

    Ben Carson's life and his mother's persistence on getting the best out of him makes sense in today's 'me' culture. He looks at the issues in the news and suggests solutions that require thought even if you're not sure you agree on specifics. He surely knows how to get to the bottom of an issue and come up with reasonable suggestions so different from the climate in Washington today.

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