Your Wonderful Life: No Matter the Past, Life always holds Wonder, Joy and Meaning [NOOK Book]

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Beginning with the definition of the purpose of human life, this book teaches how to gain perspective on the events in life so as to overcome past mistakes, trials and adversity. It details how to examine mistakes of the past and use them as life-lessons that provide fertilizer for your present and future life.


This book will help you build and maintain better relationships in your personal life and in your career. It will teach you how to ...

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Your Wonderful Life: No Matter the Past, Life always holds Wonder, Joy and Meaning

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Overview

Beginning with the definition of the purpose of human life, this book teaches how to gain perspective on the events in life so as to overcome past mistakes, trials and adversity. It details how to examine mistakes of the past and use them as life-lessons that provide fertilizer for your present and future life.


This book will help you build and maintain better relationships in your personal life and in your career. It will teach you how to reflect, meditate and contemplate about the events in your life that will lead you to right-relationship with God and others. It reaffirms that God is the Creator and as one of his creations, you are no mistake. It will put in plain words why the past holds no power over you. It will explain why no one is as bad as the worst thing they've done.


Your Wonderful Life is an instruction manual for living life to the fullest. It teaches you how to pray, how to forgive and how to overcome adversity. It mentors you in the ability to recognize miracles and blessings. It defines atonement and tells how to accomplish it. It shows you how to pursue and identify the Divine presence in your life. It identifies, defines and discusses the virtues of integrity, truth, sincerity, fidelity, mercy, grace, faith and hope.


This book is a resource that you will read and re-read because it puts in simple terms the answers to life's most profound issues and it will guide you to the source of wonder, joy and meaning.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452086415
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • Publication date: 10/19/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 591 KB

Meet the Author

Doug Billings is a native of Kansas City. Educated at the University of Missouri (Kansas City) and Conception Seminary College (Conception, MO), he has earned a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Studies and a Master's Degree in Curriculum & Instruction.

He is a columnist for The Examiner and a motivational/inspirational speaker focusing on career & personal development and Down syndrome advocacy.

He has faced and overcome some of life's most severe adversities: The loss of integrity, lost career sudden death of his father, a son born with Down syndrome, divorce, lost relationships, bankruptcy, legal issues, the victim of a drunk driver and a battle with cancer.

He overcame all of these and reclaimed wonder, joy and meaning in life with belief in four principles:
1) God created you and He does not make mistakes
2) No one is as bad as the worst thing they've done
3) No matter one's past, life always holds potential
4) Unless we can forgive, we will never fully experience love.

Reminding us of the importance of virtues such as integrity, truth, sincerity, faith, mercy, fidelity, love and forgiveness, Doug defines the purpose of life and teaches that the past holds no power over us.

Join him as he provides uncomplicated and straightforward guidance that will lead you to the promise of life's wonder, the realization of life's joy and the fulfillment of life's meaning.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2015

    This book was written and published to support Muslim Leaders Ki

    This book was written and published to support Muslim Leaders Killing American Children - Doug is Anti American - He really hates you

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  • Posted January 29, 2011

    Love it!

    I just love this book. Many positive messages for a world that needs hope.

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  • Posted January 20, 2011

    Wonderful!

    I read this book last month and then had the opportunity to hear the author speak at our future teacher's conference. The book is an easy read but I like the way it puts profound issues in simple terms.
    His live presentation was filled with personal stories about personal redemption and he spoke candidly about his past record, trials, victory over cancer, his children and his upcoming marriage. He makes it clear that he is not perfect. His message especially hit home with us who will soon be teaching: That the meaning of life is all about entering into people's lives and making differences for the better.

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  • Posted January 15, 2011

    Highly recommended

    My wife and I saw Doug speak at our church in Springfield and were quite taken by his candid and honest approach and how he shares so much of his personal stories. Some may categorize "failure" or "falling" as a negative. I disagree. Everyone's "failures" or "sins" are potential avenues to conversion. He's a dynamic and charismatic speaker and there is no forgery in his sincerity. His presentation brought laughter, tears, faith and hope. At one point he introduced us to his young son (who has Down syndrome) and his talk about him was very emotional.
    Our congregation gave him a standing ovation after his presentation.

    The local church here is using his book during our book club meetings and to supplement our Bible study groups.

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  • Posted January 15, 2011

    A good read with powerful and hopeful messages!

    Having heard this author speak at our church, my husband and I were quite moved. He mentions a lot of the topics in this book in his ministry presentations. He also admits his sins in his talks. He's definitely fallen (haven't we all?) - but he teaches us how to get back up and how to recognize wonder in life.
    I, for one, admire his ability to love life and am thankful he's guiding us back to relationship with God.
    This book will take less than 90 minutes to read and you'll refer to it again and again. Thumbs up from this reader. :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 3, 2010

    Highly Recommended - you must check this out!

    Wow.. Such a simple read with such profound meaning.
    This is now a top priority on my Christmas list for family & friends.

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