It’s my birthday… and the presents are on me!

It’s my birthday!

I thought I would turn the tables on this one.

They tell me it’s “better to give than to receive” so I’m the one giving the presents this year. Contact me if you would like a copy of one of my books. It’s a gift1. However, there are some strings attached. There are some obligations that come with this gift.

There is an insert in the front of the book. Here it is. It explains the purpose of the strings and the obligations that come with the gift.

When the spark is all you have

When I fell I smashed my spine, breaking my neck.

It’s rare for anyone to survive this injury. I did so because my wife and three neighbours were CPR trained.

They took turns massaging my heart. They kept oxygen flowing to my lungs and brain.

They kept this up for more than 30 minutes until the paramedics arrived.

The paramedics couldn’t believe it. I was still alive. There was nothing left. Just a spark.

Read this book carefully. In it you might discover my spark. It pulled me through then. It’s pulling me through now.

This book comes with strings attached!

The obligation is simple and light. When you finish reading this book pass it on.

Give it to someone who enjoys stories about people who overcome the odds  … or…

Pass it on to someone who may need encouragement, whose stocks are low, whose spark needs a fan  … or…

Leave it to serendipity. Leave it where it can be picked up the person who needs it most.

This book is a gift. When you pass it on please consider wrapping it as a gift.

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gift1: The book is free but if you can help out with the postage that would be appreciated. Email me for details


One thought on “It’s my birthday… and the presents are on me!

  • Henry Mydlarz
    22/02/2018 at 3:10 pm

    I would be proud to leave your book in the Library at Murrumbeena Primary School for both the teachers and students to read.

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