Outrageous, Contagious Joy: Five Big Questions to Help You Discover One Great Life

Outrageous, Contagious Joy: Five Big Questions to Help You Discover One Great Life

by Ed Young

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101206690
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/02/2007
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 1,025,041
File size: 828 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Caldecott medalist Ed Young was born in Tientsin, China, and brought up in Shanghai. He cites the philosophy of Chinese painting as an inspiration for much of his work. "A Chinese painting is often accompanied by words," he explains; "they are complementary. There are things that words do that pictures never can, and likewise, there are images that words can never describe."

Mr. Young has been illustrating children's books for more than twenty years and has won many awards. He received the 1990 Caldecott Medal for his book Lon Po Po, and his much-lauded collaboration with anthologist Nancy Larrick, Cats Are Cats, was named one of the Ten Best Illustrated Books of 1988 by The New York Times.

Mr. Young studied at the University of Illinois, the Art Center of Los Angeles, and Pratt Institute in New York City. He and his family live in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

copyright 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: What if...     1
Does God Want You to Be Happy?
Beyond Happiness     7
Joy Ride     16
Is It in You?     28
I've Got a Feeling     41
Where Are You Headed?
Struggling with Juggling     55
It's About Time     74
Closing the Gap     84
Multiple Choice     97
Who Are You Running With?
One Is the Loneliest Number     113
Relational Realities     125
I Had These Friends...     141
Relational Revolution     154
The Love Connection     168
Why Are You Here?
Mirror Image     185
A Place to Belong     196
At Your Service     206
Body for God     217
What Are You Working For?
Mutual Fun     237
Motion Sickness     249
Stress Audit     262
Leisure Suits     274
The Vacation Paradox     286
Laugh Out Loud     298
It's All About the Money     308
Afterword: It's the Real Thing     332

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"Ed Young will teach you the difference between temporary moments of happiness and true inner joy for a lifetime." -Joyce Meyer "Young writes like he's sitting across the table, talking directly to you." -Washington Post "Young not only brings energy to his topic, but also meaningful, biblically based content." -Christian Retailing Magazine

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