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The Strength in Knowing

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Discover the Essence of Life

The Strength in Knowing is a powerful and personal narrative of one’s journey to achieve true happiness and near ultimate awareness. Appt’s life experiences are interpreted to reveal a fresh and essential path to a heightened understanding of beliefs, love, peace, and joy, as well as personal and spiritual development. His book is very different
Kindle Edition, 272 pages
Published November 27th 2012 by Hartford & Baines Publishers (first published November 1st 2012)
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Pamela Marie
I enjoyed this book from start to finish. On a personal note, it was refreshing to read a book that embraces some of my own spiritual beliefs. I plan to share this book with family and friends.

Excellent Read.
Larry Henderson
The Strength in Knowing is a very powerful work. I just finished reading. The author depicts many aspects of life, purpose and meaning based on many of the author’s life experiences. I found myself learning many new ways to view life that is a truly an eye opener for me. There have been so many aspects of my life that I now see from a totally different perspective after the completion of Appt’s book. The examples are easy to follow and chapters have a summary, a great way to recap what was just ...more
Denise MacDonald
Jul 08, 2013 Denise MacDonald rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone interested in self-help, self-discovery
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I took my time reading this book because there was so much to think about and ponder. I really enjoyed the authors personal life stories that he shared. The theories and beliefs presented in this book are explained very well and are easy to put into practice if you are willing to do so.

There is a lot to be learned by listening to or reading about other peoples life lessons. This book helps give a different perspective on life and life experiences. It is a
Gail Bloom
The author talks about discovering the essence of life. I believe he has accomplished this goal in his work. Deep insights that can become very enlightening.The book actually does explain his interesting and attainable means of realizing life's purpose & meaning and finding true love, peace and joy. This is a must must read!!! I'm looking forward to more reads because I believe I can gain more each time. It reminds me of The Road Less Traveled by M.Scott Peck, with significant variations reg ...more
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About the Author

I. Alan Appt currently resides in the Midwest of the USA. He lives with Pam, his beautiful wife; Murphy, the very neurotic cat; and Dolly, the vocal yellow-naped Amazon parrot. He has an adult daughter and son, as well as a grandchild.
Appt’s childhood involved much philosophical thinking that has enabled a heightened, self-observing consciousness throughout his life. His book conv
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“Wisdom is not guaranteed with age but is realized through one's sensitivity to humanity and the universe” 6 likes
“Excerpt from "The Strength in Knowing"

Doubt is the archenemy of the purity of thought and it inhibits the
essence of all that is”
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