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The 12 Purposes of Life: A Down-To-Earth Guide for the Mortal Traveler
by Jay A. Parry (Goodreads Author)
As Latter-day Saints, we seem to share a universal desire to find meaning in everyday living and to know what we can do to improve our time in morality by focusing on what matters most. In his warm and engaging style, author Jay A Parry identifies twelve specific reasons why we were sent to earth and tells how we can have a richer, happier life- and a greater blessing in t ...more
Hardcover, 279 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Shadow Mountain
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This was not one book I would have bought for myself, I was given the book as a gift, so thought it would be good to read it. I was amazed at how much I liked it. The chapters are concise, and it is easy to read. There are many profound thoughts in this book. I found that it gave me a new perspective on life and how to live in it. I would not put this book in the category of "life changing", although some people might. However, I have found it to be be very helpful. At times you may feel that yo ...more
I enjoyed this book. It has questions at the end of each chapter to make you think about the principles that have been spoken about within the chapter. I think I could have got more out of this book if I had taken the time to really answer them. But it was an enjoyable read with short stories throughout to help teach principles.