The Ultimate Gift

The Ultimate Gift What Would You Do To Inherit A Million Dollars Would You Be Willing To Change Your Life Jason Stevens Is About To Find Out In Jim Stovall S The Ultimate Gift.Red Stevens Has Died, And The Older Members Of His Family Receive Their Millions With Greedy Anticipation But A Different Fate Awaits Young Jason, Whom Stevens, His Great Uncle, Believes May Be The Last Vestige Of Hope In The Family Although To Date Your Life Seems To Be A Sorry Excuse For Anything I Would Call Promising, There Does Seem To Be A Spark Of Something In You That I Hope We Can Fan Into A Flame For That Reason, I Am Not Making You An Instant Millionaire What Stevens Does Give Jason Leads To The Ultimate Gift Young And Old Will Take This Timeless Tale To Heart. This book has the perfect title My mother gave it to me last week and I had it finished in an hour and a half Never before have I come across a book so powerful and profound, yet unbelievably simple that inspired me to address life in a different way After putting it down I could not stop the thoughts going through my head about my life and the way it will affect and improve the lives of others going forward We should all be grateful for the gift Jim Stoval has given us in these 150 odd page This book has the perfect title My mother gave it to me last week and I had it finished in an ho
I ll admit it I did not like this book It s the current selection in our Relief Society book group, which I m in charge of, although I don t pick the books If anyone read it and loved it as I know many people have and do , I know you ll be quick to dismiss me as being sad and cold hearted, but after much reflection I ve decided that is not the case Basically, the book centers around a young man whose great uncle bequeathed him a large fortune, but before he can have access to the money he h I ll admit it I did not like this book It s the current selection in our Relief Society book group, which I m in charge of, although I don t pick the books If anyone read it and loved it as I know many people have an
This book was an unnecessary waste of words I bought it because it was a Kindle 1.00 deal and I admit I like the occasional sappy inspirational book Its only redeeming value is that I read it to my son and it held his interest ok The book is of the type that uses a simple narrative to communicate life values or lessons called gifts in the book In this case the story is of a millionaire who dies and makes a spoiled nephew go through a series of monthly tests in order to receive his inher This book was an unnecessary waste of words I bought it because it was a Kindle 1.00 deal and I admit I like the occasional sappy inspirational book Its only redeeming value is that I read it to my son and it held his interest ok The book is of the type that uses a simple narrative to communicate life values or lessons called gifts in the book In this case the story is of a millionaire who dies and makes a spoiled nephew go through a series of monthly tests in order to receive his inheritance Each month his learns a lesson or value The thing is, each lesson is so dang simple Here are the gifts 1 The gift of work2 The gift of money3 The gift of friends4 The gift of learning5 The gift of problems6 The gift of family7 The gift of laughter8 The gift of dreams9 The gift of giving10 The gift of gratitude11 The gift of a day12 The gift of loveBy reading this list you can pretty much get out of the book what you
I found this book very contrived, emotionally manipulative, and lacking in any believability After Red Stevens dies, he sends his great nephew Jason Stevens on a year long journey of self discovery It was just too trite for me The fact that Jason usually showed up on the last day of the month to discuss his experience then came back the next day to get his new instructions It just bugged me why didn t they give him the instructions the same day the author didn t even seem to realize he ke I found this book very contrived, emotionally manipulative, and lacking in any believability After Red Stevens dies, he sends his great nephew Jason Stevens on a year long journey of self discovery It was just too trite for me The fact that Jason usually showed up on the last day of the month to discuss his experience then came back the next day to get his new instructions It just bugged me why didn t they
The concept of the book was very simple Many of the nitty, gritty parts of the young man s journey to find values, goals, morals, and a purpose in life were left out One only gets a report and not the pleasure or the involvement of the journey As a long term educator and one whose specialties are literature and writing, there is a loftier goal here I see this as a thought provoking book for an entitlement generation of parents to use as a guideline to help them find a way to guide their en The concept of the book was very simple Many of the nitty, gritty parts of the young man s journey to find values, goals, morals, and a purpose in life were left out One only gets a report and not the pleasure or the involvement of the journey As a long term educator and one whose specialties are literature and writing, there is a loftier goal here I see this as a thought provoking book for an entitlement generation of parents to use as a guideline to help them find a way to guide their entitlement engorged off spring back toward some semblance of happiness and self fulfillment It s purpose is to make all of us think It s purpose is to intrigue those whose education and abilities of understanding allow them to use t
The Ultimate GIft Jim StovallRealistic FIction162 pg.The Ultimate Gift is a fictional story, but it teaches a lesson that is very real It begins with the main character Jason He is attending the reading of his great Uncle s will Jason is a rude, spoiled, brat He has gotten everything he has from his millionaire uncle The whole family leaves the reading an instant millionaire Jason is the last one Being the impatient brat he is, he complains but he will find out his uncle has muchfor The Ultimate GIft Jim StovallRealistic FIction162 pg.The Ultimate Gift is a fictional story, but it teaches a lesson that is very real It begins with the main character Jason He is attending the reading of his great Uncle s will Jason is a rude, spoiled, brat He has gotten everything he has from his millionaire uncle The whole family leaves the reading an instant millionaire Jason is the last one Being the impatient brat he is, he complains but he will find out his uncle has muchfor Jason He has planned for Jason the ultimate gift The gift will be given after Jason completes 12 tasks and receives 12 gifts, on e per month The rules are that if Jason does not show proper attitude or does not complete the task he will not be given the ultimate gif
I read this for my book club And if you are looking to get preached at by a self righteous old man who thinks you are stupid and don t need believable characters or varied vocabulary, have I got a book for you Of course the message is good and the author seems like a really impressive person He s just a horrible, horrible writer It s beyond heavy handed he uses the word simply so much it lost meaning to me the narrator is an unlikable, holier than thou old man the young man who supposedl I read this for my book club And if you are looking to get preached at by a self righteous old man who thinks you are stupid and don t need believable characters or varied vocabulary, have I got a book for you Of course the message is good and the author seems like a really impressive person He s just a horrible, horrible writer It s beyond heavy handed
I read this at the behest of my mom who was deeply touched by it.I thought it was poorly written sappy drivel that unconsciously displayed some of the least attractive qualities of the baby boomer generation.The author, in an attempt at profundity, clumsily sought to inspire the reader with a moral narrative that would be insightful only to the most ethically stunted of persons The book, while about teaching a young man to be a morally responsible and well rounded person, seemed really to addre I read this at the behest of my mom who was deeply touched by it
I decided to read this book because I hadn t read a book from Spirituality Shelf since a long time This book is really good as a short, thought provoking read This bookmis about Jason, who has to complete 12 tasks after his uncle s death to become the legatee Those 12 tasks center around moral values like friendship, love, work etc etc While completing these tasks, he finds new friends, some new ideas, meanings of life and the Ultimate Gift from the will of his uncle.I really loved this book I decided to read this book because I hadn t read a book from Spirituality Shelf since a long time This book is really good as a short, thought provoking read This bookmis about Jason
Life has many gifts to offer, however, if you do not know how to receive and use these gifts, they are useless The Ultimate Gift by Jim Stovall was one of the best books I have ever read This book highlighted the ups and downs of life The book taught me a few of the many gifts of life and how to use these gifts throughout my life.I also enjoyed this book because it can currently relate to my life Being a teenager, we think we know everything life has to offer This book conveys the total opp Life has many gifts to offer, however, if you do not know how to receive and use these gifts, they are useless The Ultimate Gift by Jim Stovall was one of the best books I have ever read This book highlighted the ups and downs of life The book taught me a few of the many gifts of life and how to use these gifts throughout my life.I also enjoyed this book because it can currently relate to my life Being a teenager, we think we know everything life has to offer This book conveys the total opposite, young people have so much to learn from their elders By listening to older people and opening our eyes to the world, we can learn so much, and realize that we, young people especially, truly do not know everything.I would definitely recommend this book to other readers looking for an inspirational book to read This is an excellent book formature readers, such as young people and adults I w

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  • Hardcover
  • 162 pages
  • The Ultimate Gift
  • Jim Stovall
  • English
  • 13 July 2018
  • 1589193571