That Moment...

Rated 5.00/5 based on 74 reviews
Is it just luck we are in the right place at the right time? Do you believe there is a reason for most things that happen? Being in an unexpected situation, are you unaffected, or have you stood in awe wondering? Is there a moment when you realize that between the beauty or sometimes mayhem of life's unusual occurrences, we are guided by a higher power for a reason unknown to us until THAT MOMENT! More
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Words: 40,810
Language: English
ISBN: 9780986946707
About C.C. Champagne

That Moment... Non Fiction short stories from around the world. Each one totally different from the next, and yet they all have a common thread.
Whether you believe it or not, there's a reason for everything. We sometimes cannot understand why, but in most situations when you look at the path taken, you may understand why things happen the way they do.
Have you ever found yourself in the right place at the right time, and thought it was just great luck...Think again!. You were guided into that situation for a reason, and in that moment, YOU made a decision or a choice which in some way changed the path you were on and possibly that of others.
C.C. Champagne is also featured on Australian author of Pulchritudinous series; Linda Arditto's website @ www.lindaarditto.com
CC grew up in Alberta, Canada; her family was involved in racing thoroughbred horses. She now lives in British Columbia, Canada. There she made a career in the financial services industry. During this time, she also noticed a consistent occurrence of unusual events in her life. After 20 years, she decided to change her career, and began writing these experiences to inspire others. .

Reviews

Review by: Britanny Lowden on July 13, 2014 :
I've read this book before but couldn't find it in my ereader so I grabbed another copy. I agree with Christina Harrod, it's a rare find and truly inspirational.
It is so well written that the author draws you into each story. C.C.Champagne is a top class writer and I hope, and pray that another book will follow.
Definitely a 5 star rating.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Christina Harrod on July 02, 2014 :
This is one of those rare finds! Loved the author's style. Well written, thought provoking and inspirational. A wonderful read. Makes one take a good look deep inside while becoming more aware of the world around you. Very inspirational. Top of the class CC Champagne!! 5 Stars from me!!!
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: manhattan on June 21, 2014 :
Wonderful stories that touched my soul. Thank you for sharing them.

Manhattan
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: louvier on June 12, 2014 :
Excellent - Worth every penny - Very Inspiring
thank you
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Clover Digital Media on May 13, 2014 :
Well written and beautifully crafted true short stories. Definitely an inspiration to anyone who has the privilege of reading them. Highly recommended to each and everyone that can read.
An easy 5 star rating.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: louvier on April 24, 2014 : (no rating)
Excellent - Worth every penny - Very Inspiring
thank you
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: susannehaar on April 22, 2014 :
I loved this book so much. It was hard to put down.
The author is a very special person.
I highly recommend it.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: DanielCarter on April 02, 2014 :
After reading the reviews here I had to read this book. Every review is well founded and I don't doubt each of us now have a different outlook on life. Each and every story leads us to believe there is a reason for everything. I personally believe this is so. Some stories were very sad but the author finished the book on a high note which I admit had me laughing too.
I highly recommend this book.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: ForgottenOne on March 23, 2014 :
A friend told me to join Smashwords as there were heaps of books by new authors that I would enjoy. It's then I received this book as a gift from her.
I guess I've been disillusioned for the last few years, thinking people didn't care, thinking no one cared for me. I can see now that I was wrong. There is something out there that is bigger than us, people that do care for everyone.
After reading this wonderful book I will now make a greater effort in my own life to look for those who need a helping hand, or just a bit of company through their day. Maybe an animal in distress that I can take care of, I don't really know but I'm willing to find out and move forward.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: ChrisFrey, Jr on March 19, 2014 :
I have just finished reading That Moment...
I have been unemployed for the last month and have been feeling down. This book has given me such a lift in spirit I will be eternally grateful to C.C.Champagne. My faith in human nature has been renewed.
I HIGHLY recommend this book.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: FawnsSon on March 17, 2014 :
After reading the sample I decided to purchase the book.
From cover to cover I found it not only a magnificent piece of writing but the content is truly inspiring. It is written with feeling and I would be surprised if it didn't touch everyones heart in some way.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: RIP32 on March 16, 2014 :
This isn't normally my style of book, but, I came across it by chance and decided to buy it.
I had to read it all the way through and have no doubt I'll be late for work tomorrow as it's way after midnight. It was worth it.
I admit I have cried. This book has really touched my heart. I thought I was a tough kinda person but it seems I'm not.
Fantastic read and highly recommended.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: Paula Zenner on March 12, 2014 :
I found this book by chance through another website. Maybe I was meant to find it. It's a book I found that gives me hope.
The true stories are remarkable. They are sad and happy. They show us that if we do something instead of standing around it could make someones life so much better.
I will keep this book forever.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: RChase on March 11, 2014 :
This is the first ebook I have ever purchased in my life.
The lady that wrote this is a true angel. It shows not just in the (true) stories she's written but the way they are written.
I admit almost coming to tears myself many times while reading.
If you have discovered this book but haven't read it yet, then you must.
I highly recommend it.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Dougal63 on March 10, 2014 :
I began this read, after meeting the author personally and thinking...whatever she wrote, I will read, because she has insight and heart that is wide open and lovely.

I started the book and quickly was connected. I paused briefly to share the book on Facebook. I had so many people I wanted to forward the link to, that I decided Facebook "share" would be easier.

The idea of pausing, and realizing that timing and a heart that is willing can be life altering is so important to me at this time. May I be willing to recognize that going forward.

A must read, more than once.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: sandra Bell on March 07, 2014 :
This was a recommended book and I admit not reading it for several days but after reading the other reviews I thought I better take the plunge.
Finished reading the whole book in the small hours as I couldn't put it down.
What a surprise! I laughed, I cried. Did more crying than laughing. Now I understand why incidents happened in my own life.
Thank you for showing me the way.
(review of free book)

Review by: John Toad on March 05, 2014 :
I don't know why I read this book. Spiritual Inspiration subject matter has never attracted me.
I was wrong in my assessments.
This is an absolutely wonderful book. Like a lot of other reviewers I agree it gets you thinking. The author has written this with care and attention to detail which added to the experience, and what an experience!
5 star plus rating here.
(review of free book)

Review by: David Mantor on March 04, 2014 :
This was a recommended book that is well deserved of its very high rating. Every story isn't just true, they are totally different from each other except for the common thread.
Very inspirational. Very well written and sometimes heart wrenching.
Documenting these events into one book (I hope there is another) was very generous of the author.
Thank you.
(review of free book)

Review by: Bronwyn Pillar on March 03, 2014 :
I have discovered a few very talented authors at this site. C.C.Champagne is one of the most talented I've come across. She writes with so much feeling and the stories are so touching I can't see how anyone could put the book down without finishing it. I couldn't.
These true stories get your heart racing.
(review of free book)

Review by: Rowland Somers on March 02, 2014 :
I'm very pleased this book has been recommended at another website or I may never have looked for it.
WOW!
My wife tells me about different stories when we wash the dishes together. I have read each and everyone myself but I listen as a good husband does.
Very inspiring material. Makes you look at each day a little differently. Even though it has been read several times in our house I find myself frequently going back to read it again.
This is a book you would never discard from your e-reader.
Couldn't give anything less than 5 stars.
(review of free book)

Review by: Rachael Martin on March 01, 2014 :
Downloaded this book a few weeks ago but just got a chance to read it this weekend. I can't believe I'd just left it sitting in my e-reader for so long. I agree with chrisalvin2005, you do need a box of tissues nearby as it is a very emotional compilation of true stories. These stories, some are directly from the author and some have been passed on to her from others, shows us without any doubt there is a greater power out there.
The title 'That Moment...' sums up each and every story.
I believe everyone reading this book will become more aware of everything happening in their own lives.
Pay attention people! Involve yourselves in the world around you, it's obvious that's what we're meant to do...
(review of free book)

Review by: chrisalvin2005 on March 01, 2014 :
This book is truly magnificent. Anyone interested in spirituality would definitely enjoy reading these true stories. More importantly you will realize that stories narrated, somewhat, actually taking place in our own lives too. It is all about paying attention to (small) things happens everyday in our lives and having a faith. It does not matter what your faith is as long as you have one that includes you in it.

WARNING! you need a box of tissue nearby.

I would like to say a big thanks to author C.C. Champagne by telling us these stories you have awaken our inner feelings.

I will definitely looking for another book from you.
(review of free book)

Review by: Kevin Fontain on Feb. 28, 2014 :
I read this book over three nights and reluctantly put it down each time. Would have loved to have read it in one go.
I agree with some of the other reviewers and don't believe there is another book like this.
The author is definitely a unique individual with her own personal experiences that she shares and the experiences of others. A very caring person wrote this book and it shines through.
I may be lucky enough to meet her one day :)
Highest Recommendation.
(review of free book)

Review by: cassy arditt on Feb. 27, 2014 :
I agree this is an incredible book made up of true short stories. A wonderful read that makes you look at things differently in your life. I was amazed at every story. Highly recommended.
(review of free book)

Review by: John Spencer on Feb. 19, 2014 :
Found this book through another website. A MUST read as has been recommended. Beautiful touching stories that my wife and I really enjoyed reading together. I agree with other reviewers that it does get you thinking. This author has set herself apart by producing a book like no other.
We found it difficult to put down as it is so compelling.
If you read the reviews and don't read the book you will miss out on an experience of a life time.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
(review of free book)

Review by: Harry Kay on Feb. 19, 2014 :
Finally found time to read something just for me. This is an incredible book made up of short (true) stories. Yes it definitely gets you thinking. I love the authors writing style and the content is wonderful. I don't think there is another book like this one to be found anywhere, and I'm glad the author decided to write everything down and share it.
I recommend it to anyone and everyone no matter what your preferrences are in reading material. A MUST READ.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Mary Clyde on Feb. 08, 2014 :
What a wonderful collection of true short stories. I agree with the other reviewers, it definitely gets you thinking. C.C.Champagne is a very special person and like so many others I am pleased that she has shared these experiences with us.
I had to read it in one sitting too :)
(review of free book)

Review by: Carol Shoar on Feb. 03, 2014 :
I found this book advertised at another authors website and decided to read it. It is so deep and meaningful that I admit almost crying a few times. I've never had a book affect me this way before. A wonderful experience, thank you.
(review of free book)

Review by: Tom Canter on Jan. 29, 2014 :
This book was recommended by a friend who I hadn't seen for several years and by chance met in the street. We went for coffee just to catch up and started talking about books.
We were both surprised when she recommended a book for my little ones at Smashwords and I told her it was already their favourite. Then she recommended this for me.
I read it as soon as I got home.
Wonderful stories and beautifully written. It does make you think about your own life and little things that have happened over the years that you'd almost forgotten about.
I'm going to get my older kids to read it too. They are in their early teens and I think it will benefit their outlook on life.
Thank you to the author for giving these stories to us free of charge.
(review of free book)

Review by: Duncan Dennison on Jan. 20, 2014 :
This was a great read. I found it awe inspiring. The author has a talent for vivid description that draws you right into the scene, add to that they're true stories! Very thought provoking.
Beautifully put together into one volume.
Watching for more from this author.
(review of free book)

Review by: Philip Brewster on Jan. 18, 2014 :
I don't get to read too much these days but I'm glad I'm picking winners.
This is a fantastic read. I had a most enjoyable evening reading 'That Moment' and it started me thinking. I guess everyone that has read it has started thinking about their own lives, I know I've become more aware of everyone around me and taking mental notes of what's happening each day.
This is a wake up call, thank you...I got the call. :)
(review of free book)

Review by: Lorna Smith on Jan. 17, 2014 :
I really don't know what to say about this book!
I read it twice in succession. The author, through her writing, has allowed us to see her soul. What we do see is a decent person. Between her own wonderful experiences filled with compassion and the stories she has conveyed from others, I can understand how it has become so highly rated.
The title is PERFECT. The content is BRILLIANT, and the author herself is a unique human being.
I wish I could give 10 stars.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Trevor Compro on Jan. 15, 2014 :
No wonder this book rates so high. It's brilliant.
Thanks for the free read, I would have gladly paid for this one.
(review of free book)

Review by: Peter Stephan on Jan. 15, 2014 :
I have to admit I kept saying WOW as I was reading this book. Very difficult to put down once you start reading even though it is made up of individual stories. You just keep saying, "I'll read one more" and before you know it the books finished.
(review of free book)

Review by: John Bull on Jan. 12, 2014 :
This is one of those books that starts you thinking and discussing what has happened in your own live. My wife read it when I was working and insisted I read it when I got home. Every few minutes I kept saying 'wow'.
There are those that write a lot and shouldn't write at all. This lady, C.C.Champagne should write and write and write. As long as she does, we will read, and read....and read.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Bess Torman on Jan. 10, 2014 :
My partner and I read this together. Absolutely wonderful.
(review of free book)

Review by: Trent F on Jan. 08, 2014 :
This book was recommended at another website. I totally agree it is a must read.
Beautifully described events that make you think. I also read it in one sitting as I couldn't put it down.
A lot of feeling went into the writing and I commend the author for her writing skills in bringing these events to light.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Daryn Walters on Jan. 07, 2014 :
What a wonderful piece of writing. I was going to read it over the course of a few days but finished up reading it in one sitting.
This was a recommended read and I am glad I took their advice. I hope there will be more coming soon from this author.
If I was still single I'd marry this lady :)
(review of free book)

Review by: Samantha Kirk on Jan. 06, 2014 :
What wonderful experiences the author has had and been lucky enough for others to have passed on their stories so they could be documented.
I had an incredible experience a few years ago which made me believe in a guardian angel. I was visiting my son in Australia when there was an unbelieveable flood. I was driving back to his home alone in the dark. The rain was horrific and I could barely see. I went down a small hill onto a bridge where the water came to the top of the bonnet and my car stopped and the headlights went out. I resigned myself to the fact I was dead when the headlights came back on (they were underwater) my car had been spun sideways but I excelerated and drove off the bridge and reached his home. When I returned to New Zealand and some time had passed my son phoned me. He said parts of the engine had rusted and showed where the water had been. He said there was no way the car could have ran with water that high.
I hope to read more from this talented author.
God speed.
(review of free book)

Review by: Linda Arditto on Jan. 06, 2014 :
These stories have been written down brilliantly by C.C.Champagne. She has documented and passed on each one in a unique way with feeling.
I love her attitude to life, her compassion to death and her caring nature for everyone and everything around her.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Gwen Merchant on Nov. 17, 2013 :
I have read this book and I must say it is a wonderful read. I highly recommend that people buy it. It is the best money I have spent in a long time.
This is short stories that are true and amazing. It is the kind of book you can read all at once, or read a story or two and put it down until you feel like another treat.
I found it nice to read before bed, because the stories are short enough, you can read one or two and then pick read again any time you want some inspiration.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Paul Anthony on July 15, 2013 :
A very touching and, in places, quite emotive book. This series of 'true life' encounters is beautifully written with a natural flow of both mind and pen. The stories just trickle away as if you were sat down talking or listening to the author sat opposite you. A very enjoyable read from a gifted writer. A delightful piece of work - highly recommended.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Jully Black on June 10, 2013 :
"That Moment" came at THE perfect moment of my life.

Corinne, I sincerely enjoyed reading your book and have to thank you for being so gracious with your precious life experiences. I found something to relate to in every story and could see where God made his cameo in all instances! I loved the book so much so that I rationed reading the last 3 chapters!

C.C Champagne you are a prolific writer who as mastered the art of storytelling for the everyday Man and Woman. So happy God allowed "That Moment" to happen last year at "The Night Of Hope."

Forever moved,
Forever touched,
Forever blessed to call you my newest friend!

I know the best of your writing is yet to come! Wish I could give it 20 stars!

With much gratitude,

Jully Black
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Darlene Dressler on June 04, 2013 :
Corinne, I really enjoyed your book. There are wonderful stories in the book that are very touching and can be reread for inspiration. It is kind of special knowing you and your family as well. Looking forward to reading more of your work. Well done!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Joti Bassi on April 09, 2013 : (no rating)
Corinne,
I am really glad I met you, you met me the day I needed you the most.. you told me about your book, I read it after,your book was great! I truly enjoyed it, and I believe that everything does happen for a reason, right place right time. Your book was what I needed at the time.
Thanks and lots of love!
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Carole Lasko on March 19, 2013 :
I laughed and I cried. Corinne you have done a wonderful job.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: John Phillips on Dec. 12, 2012 :
Wonderful book with many great stories that touch the heart. Highly recommended read! Thanks for sharing these experiences with us all. Looking forward to your next book!!!
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Joe Da Silva on Oct. 10, 2012 :
In the past, I used to get frustrated with trying to go in some directions I wanted to go, and it seemed like I'd encounter one road-block thrown in after another if I tried going certain directions. I also noted green-light smooth sailing if I did something else, and in the last few years, I've paid more attention to these road-block and green-light oddities, and began to asked myself, "Is there more here than this seems?"

I would never have searched for, or even have began reading this book because not only do I have half a dozen other books I bought at an earlier time which I planned on wanting to read when I had time, but the books I usually read are categorized as practical, mathematical, technical, and scientific in nature, yet, part way through reading this book, I was surprised to find I was putting other priorities aside to make time to continue reading this book to the end.

...because I was delayed, AND ended-up somewhere I hadn't planned on being, AND met someone I hadn't seen in many years, AND - who then recommended that I read this book... in retrospect, I look back and see that there was so many chances of not reading this book, but the timing of it all, which finally got me to reading it, was, like, wow! Sometimes it seems the universe has a sense of play, or a sense of humour, but either way you put it, if I hadn't been delayed, I would probably continue to be frustrated with, you can't do this, or you can't do that, but now instead, I learnt another point of view given by the author, which is, instead of being stopped to be "over-there", perhaps you are supposed to be "right-here", at that moment.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Heather McRae on Sep. 07, 2012 :
I had the ultimate privilege of meeting the author Corinne Champagne & her family yesterday.
Those that have read her e-book "That Moment" will agree it is an accumulation of inspirational, non-fictional short stories.
I also met her grandmother of 99 yrs. Corinne writes about her in one of her short stories.

The story of her grandmother came to life for me, even more so when Corinne placed my hand behind her grandmother's head, just behind the ear. Her writing became so very real for me, what I felt, what this woman of 99 years went through as a baby and how she survived such brutality.

As I removed my hand, her grandmother's beautiful eyes & smile captured my heart instantly. I continued to ponder over my thoughts throughout the evening.

Yes, we all have a history and with something as simple as a touch, I was moved beyond words.......this was part of her history.

Today, as I reflect, I feel even more inspired.
Remarkable women and a remarkable story.
I sincerely believe you will also be moved by "That Moment."
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Mary Harris on June 18, 2012 :
I really enjoyed this book by C.C. Champagne, "That Moment". Each chapter was a different true story that was either part of the author's life or someone close to her. It reminded me of things that happened to me at "That Moment" in my life and why I was there.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Jillian McPhail on May 31, 2012 :
Awesome book C.C. Champagne! I love your intuitiveness and the fact that you actually listen to your senses instead of ignoring them and plodding on with life. If we all did this, the world would run like a finely tuned machine, I am sure! Your combination of stories was inspiring. It all just goes to show you that we are all exactly where we need to be at any given moment. It's allowing the moments to happen that is the key. Thanks for the reminders:) I will recommend your book to my friends.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Brenda Cummings on May 23, 2012 : (no rating)
Thank you C.C. Champagne for a beautifully written book, "That Moment". I love the stories so much! I highly recommend your books to everyone! Your book has really touched my heart! You are a very talented writer and I look forward to more books that you write!
Thank you, Brenda Cummings
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Heather McRae on May 01, 2012 :
"That Moment" is a wonderful accumulation of real life stories, that covered history, geography & holding my attention with some suspense, some intrigue, laughter & moments that touched my heart. It truly is about "that moment" when pieces of life's puzzle come together for whatever reason...angels? spirit? Devine Intervention? It's an inspirational, easy & affordable read. I was thrilled to read a book where the author brought words to life.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Alene Norris on April 22, 2012 :
This book was very well written and the sequence in which the stories were laid out made you want to read on. The writer is extremely talented by showing how she experienced events that most of us would just walk on by. By reading this book inspired me to be more aware of my surroundings and look for the moments when the angels are talking to me to stop for a minute and listen and perhaps help someone. Incredible book!!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Larry Corrie on March 20, 2012 :
Excellent book. Held me from begining to end. I would recommenend this to all.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: K. Buma on Feb. 15, 2012 :
I really took pleasure in reading the different stories within this book. C. C. Champagne did an amazing job at capturing the ambiance of each account giving the audience the full effect of the traumatic as well as entertaining aspect within each short story. I would personally recommend this book to anyone who may need a tender hand in their life!
Looking forward to see more,

K. Buma
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Wendy Lees on Feb. 11, 2012 :
A great read! C.C. Champagne shows us through vignettes--some funny, some heartbreaking--that everything happens for a reason. Her writing is honest, like that of a trusted friend offering encouragement and inspiration.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: seanpatrick on Jan. 22, 2012 :
I really enjoyed the different stories in this book and was struck by how all of them related in a way about how life can surprise and yet give you a sense of how there's a cosmic impact to all that happens on Earth.

The book spoke to me in a way I could imagine myself being among those in the stories, and made me ask myself how would I feel about how situations ended up. I like how all of the stories involved different aspects of the human condition! Very thought provoking.

Good one Corinne!
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Niki Chisani on Jan. 17, 2012 :
This book is a great collection of interesting real-life stories and an easy read. Once I started reading it, I did not put the book down and finished it that day. It really caused me to reflect on my life and all the events that I felt were 'meant to be'. The author's caring nature shines through the book and keeps you connected throughout. A very inspiring book!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: josie louie on Jan. 12, 2012 :
The author has a lively writing style I found very easy and interesting to read.
Once I started the book, I really wanted to keep reading, I couldn't wait to see what the next story was.
The stories in "That Moment" are vivid with emotion and contain lots of history in different countries.
I think this book should be used as English Literature curriculum in the School system, so our future student in different ethnic groups understand part of the history of their ancestors. I highly recommend this book to all.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Phitzy on Dec. 12, 2011 :
Corinne has written a wonderful book that captures the emotion and soul of some everyday events, and turns them into beautifully written stories. Her wonderful empathy for humanity reaches out of the pages and touches one's heart, leaving a warmness that percolates into the depths of one's being. I loved reading these delightful tales and often found myself smiling when recalling memories of them.

Thank you Corinne, for your wonderfully positive outlook and your lovely book of hope.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Bruce Hogg on Oct. 19, 2011 :
I enjoyed the reading time I spent with Corinne's book "That Moment...". I started out reading with a little scepticism but found myself lured by thoughts of a special force, guardian angel, or whatever one calls it, that might indeed be watching over me. Her writing skills took the stories of everyday people's lives, and events that occurred within them, and found the positive threads that linked life events. This showed me that there are forces out there that we do not understand, but yet, do demonstrate that things do happen for reasons unknown to us at the time. After reading Corinne's book I must admit to being a person that now sometimes looks up to the sky and wonders who or what will be my guardian angel today. A fine read that I recommend others enjoy also.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Ted Hunter on Sep. 18, 2011 :
A great read!!! Everyday happenings that we all encounter, but Corrine has a captivating way of seeing the good, and telling a wonderful story!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: linda groke on Sep. 11, 2011 :
I enjoyed this book very much and consider it a must read for all age groups. As I read the stories it made me think of situations throughout my life that others and possibly myself have impacted lives of others. This book was well written and easy to relate.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Mike Gomes on Aug. 24, 2011 :
Some great stories. Very interesting and easy to read. It is easy to relate to because the stories are based on real events. Everyone has heard true stories about a friend of a friend that leave you saying "wow, that's unbelievable!" This book takes the reader step by step through some amazing stories and all the random events that lead up to a certain outcome.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: cmanderson on July 20, 2011 :
This book was very well written. The stories were realistic and emotional, yet funny. A very easy read which left me feeling inspired, and more aware.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Brenda Q - Louth on July 18, 2011 :
A delightful read that will bring a smile of similar recognition. Corinne demonstrates a compelling argument that we each have a guide and when one behaves in ways that gives goodness to others, we feel better about ourselves and our own consciousness is raised. Corinne writes excellent short stories illustrating her own sensitivity to "guidance and its gifts” that make a genuine difference in the quality of life in those we help but also in our own lives. The reader cannot miss her sense that the universe also allows a "sense of humor". A very refreshing read for all ages.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: chritopher russell on July 18, 2011 :
I can so relate to this book and it's touching stories of human compassion and love all driven by what some cynics may call serendipity,others say luck.However the authoress knows there is a driving force outside of our domain which can only be put down to a heavenly power manifest in all experiences of misfortune.One door closes and another opens in all our vicissitudes of pain or anguish.Those doors are opened by angels.Corinne has encaptured some of those events in a very gifted fashion that can only have been driven by a strong faith in God and his powers.A wonderous book that lightens the soul and warms the heart.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Nancy Woodward on July 12, 2011 :
This is a well written book,easy read and so true to life. Anyone having problems of beleiving there is always a reason for events happening weither good or upsitting God is always there to guide you along.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Shauna Parsons on June 27, 2011 :
Who can you help in your life or do turn the other way? Very well written book and very easy to read. A must read book. Enjoy this book - you will ever read anything like this anywhere. Well done.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Pauline Kwan on June 21, 2011 :
A must read book. Enjoyed all the moment and some were so touching.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Murray Obrand on June 18, 2011 :
This is a must read book if you want a beautiful roller coaster ride of happiness,sadness,sheer enjoyment and surprises in ones life.If there are more books like this,well i havent read one!
Well written with a good pace.
DomDjm
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Ian Conn on June 03, 2011 : (no rating)
Enjoyed the book. Easy reading. Extremely well written.
ILT Conn
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: callwarrior on June 01, 2011 :
This is an excellent read. Well put together with short stories for down time moments.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

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