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The Precious Present by Spencer Johnson

The Precious Present

by Spencer Johnson

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This book reminds us of what we all forget while we are in the middle of the hustle and bustle of our busy lives. "The Precious Present" is exactly that... precious, momentary, one of a kind, and in need of our attention. Recommended for all ages. ( )
  MidNiteReader | Mar 23, 2011 |
A simple story that tells it like it is. What is most important 'The Precious Present! ( )
  yarra | Oct 23, 2006 |
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74-page book, easy to read, and recommended for all ages.
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"The precious present has nothing to do with wishing. The richness of the precious present comes from its own source. The precious present is not something that someone gives you. It is something that you give to yourself." The parable of The Precious Present is a quiet one to muse upon and sit with, and finally to take into your heart. Spencer Johnson, coauthor of the bestselling business classic The One Minute Manager, has created a simple path for the reader to follow in the search for peace and clarity. While The Precious Present may read like a children's book for adults, its slow pace requires the mind to quiet down so that it can really register the meaning of Johnson's words. "The Present Is Simply Who I Am Just The Way I Am... Right Now. And It Is Precious." We may be familiar with this philosophy in theory, but the experience of reading The Precious Present is truly synchronous with its message. --Jodie Buller

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