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Joey O'Connor

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in Los Angeles, The United States



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September 2011


Hey there Goodreads Friends!

Thanks for stopping by my author page. I hope you'll take a minute to watch my videos to find out a bit more about me and my books.

If you'd like to review one of my books here on Goodreads, just send me an email and I'll email you a free copy. Please let me know if you'd like a PDF or epub format. Thanks for stopping by!

Here's a bit more about me...

Joey O’Connor is an award-winning screenwriter, author, pastor, film producer, speaker and retreat leader. He is the author of nineteen books for couples, parents and young adults. You can visit Joey O'Connor's Art, Life & Faith blog for all his thoughts on creativity, the writing life, the arts, walking with God, relationships, and just about everything in between

Why wouldn't you want to be grateful?


If you ask me the single greatest practice to cultivating a more beautiful life–the one thing that can and will make a tremendous difference in your life–my answer is simple. No spiritual rocket science here. It’s thanksgiving.

Giving thanks, practicing gratefulness, saying “Thank You” and living a life of appreciation radically changes your outlook o...

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Average rating: 3.98 · 64 ratings · 19 reviews · 20 distinct works · Similar authors
The Longing: Embracing the ...

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In His Steps: The Promise

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I Love You Unconditionally....

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Create: Transforming Storie...

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I Know You Love Me, But Do ...

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Women Are Always Right and ...

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Whadd'ya Gonna Do?: 25 Secr...

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Heaven's Not a Crying Place...

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You're Grounded for Life!: ...

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Joey O'Connor Joey O'Connor said: " I haven't finished Marin's book yet, but it's clear he's reframing how Christians (i.e. the Church) have approached the sexual orientation dialogue. "

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"Love this author. He has supported me personally on my own journey to becoming an author. His insight in this book gives great perspective on many areas of life."
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"After I won this book as a GoodReads giveaway the author, Joey O'Connor, messaged me. He was very kind and hoped that I would enjoy his book. He was polite and friendly and I truly wanted to read his book and have a, "Wow! I loved it!" reaction. U..." Read more of this review »
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To get some discussion going here about integrating the Good, True & Beautiful of God in our lives, I wanted to let yo
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Joey O'Connor added a status update: Hey Goodreads friends,

I wanted to let you know I've just released a dynamic video ebook entitled Create: Transforming Stories of Art, Life and Faith. It's essays, art and video from 21 points of view. Optimized for the iPad and Nook, it's available on my website at: It's too large a file to host here on Goodreads. Please visit my website today!
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David Zailer
“I feel sad for the righteous man who cannot find understanding or compassion for a magnificent sinner like me.”
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H. Jackson Brown Jr.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
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Mark Twain
“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
Mark Twain

Oscar Wilde
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde

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A “Renaissance Christian” is a 21st Century believer in Christ who is part of the revival or rebirth of vigor and enthusiasm for intellectual and arti ...more

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Joey O'Connor Linnette wrote: "Hey, Joey! Thanks for the friend request. Hope all is well with you!"

Hi Linnette,
Sorry for the delay...I'm just getting familiar with Goodreads and I'm a bit behind! Blessings to you!
Joey O'Connor

Linnette Hey, Joey! Thanks for the friend request. Hope all is well with you!

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