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Book details
  • Genre:BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • SubGenre:Inspiration & Personal Growth
  • Language:English
  • Pages:695
  • eBook ISBN:9781734362534

Jerry's 20 Rules for Managing Life

by Gerald L. Penhollow

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Overview
Jerry's 20 Rules for Life is a faith-based book that offers practical advice and spiritual guidance on a range of everyday human trials. Here, Jerry shares the rules that he developed and honed to inform his decisions and guide his actions. Based on his own experiences, Jerry's rules address situations we all encounter in our daily life. From taking on tasks that seem over-whelming, to making permanent and healthy changes in our life-style, these rules offer guidance and inspiration. The book's intent is to get us to look at our basic moral principles and how we interpret and applying them in our life. The book poses the question, are you living up to your true values or are you allowing them to be skewed to satisfy others or your own desires? Each rule is illuminated with real-life experiences, motivational quotes, and scriptural references. While based on Christian theology, Jerry's Rules transcend any solitary religious belief and offer a wisdom and practicality that can be understood and appreciated regardless of personal conviction. The book's tone is helpful and approachable, encouraging the reader to search for their own rules to guide their life.
Description
Jerry's 20 Rules for Life is a faith-based book that offers practical advice and spiritual guidance on a range of everyday human trials. Here, Jerry shares the rules that he developed and honed to inform his decisions and guide his actions. Based on his own experiences, Jerry's rules address situations we all encounter in our daily life. From taking on tasks that seem over-whelming, to making permanent and healthy changes in our life-style, these rules offer guidance and inspiration. The book's intent is to get us to look at our basic moral principles and how we interpret and applying them in our life. The book poses the question, are you living up to your true values or are you allowing them to be skewed to satisfy others or your own desires? Each rule is illuminated with real-life experiences, motivational quotes, and scriptural references. While based on Christian theology, Jerry's Rules transcend any solitary religious belief and offer a wisdom and practicality that can be understood and appreciated regardless of personal conviction. The book's tone is helpful and approachable, encouraging the reader to search for their own rules to guide their life.
About the author
Born in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, in 1955, Jerry Penhollow has spent his life employing the values and work ethic he learned growing up on a farm. From the time his was old enough to help with chores, Jerry learned the true value of tough, honest work and the importance of contributing to the welfare of his family. Jerry has spent his life employing the values he learned as a kid. He served his county by enlisting in the Air Force and was active duty during Vietnam War. His military service honed his values to commitment, duty, honor, and trust. Jerry graduated from college, built a successful computer business of 30 years and retired. Bored of retirement he returned to school, and currently works in the medical field as a Hearing-aid Instrument Specialist. While material success is an important component of well-being, Jerry constantly works to prioritize caring for family, helping friends, and stepping in to assist when those in his community call for help. As a young man, Jerry's search for spiritual direction and fulfillment led him to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Based on his faith, the teaching of his church, and his life experience Jerry formulated these 21 concrete rules to guide him on his temporal journey. He has worked tirelessly on this book. Here, Jerry puts his rules in order, with real life stories, scriptures and spiritual teachings to illustrate how these rules have helped guide him through tough times and blessings. In sharing his rules, Jerry hopes to encourage and inspire you, dear reader, as you make your way on your own temporal path. Jerry splits his time between Florida and the town he calls home, Dubuque, Iowa. He lives with his with his beautiful, saintly wife, Christine. Together they have five children, 18 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Jerry and Christine host young missionaries and are active in their local church.
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