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4.01  ·  Rating Details ·  100 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
In his parable of the sheep and the goats, the Savior taught the crucial importance of having concern for our fellow beings. That's what Others is about too, - about loving enough to care, and caring enough to serve. The authors here explore the art of giving. The gift may be just a smile, a word of encouragement or praise, a helping hand, a loving hug, a shoulder to cry ...more
Hardcover, 140 pages
Published January 11th 1978 by Bookcraft (first published 1978)
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Mary Lou
Sep 10, 2016 Mary Lou rated it liked it
Interesting short short stories.
Thoughts:
Rings and jewels are not gifts but apologies for gifts. The only true gift is a portion of thyself.
The final test of our religion is love

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread

Count the number of f's in this sentence

FINISHED FILES ARE THE RESULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC STUDY COMBINED WITH THE EXPERIENCE OF YEARS

70% only see 3 because of the simple word of. We sometimes pass over it as if it is unimportant----like people.
Rupert
Dec 07, 2012 Rupert rated it it was amazing
I read this book a long time ago, and have read parts of it again several times. It's a timeless book on the always-timely subject of being loving and charitable to others. It contains superb yet simple true stories that illustrate the power of words and actions, for good or ill, when interacting with others. Some of the stories it contains were easily remembered for years after I'd read them.
Greg
Aug 06, 2008 Greg rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this when I read it many years ago. Whether writing original fiction, or true accounts (and this book has both), the Yorgason brothers are accomplished storytellers, and can bring to life gospel principles.
Russ
Apr 29, 2009 Russ rated it it was amazing
Loved this book as a teenager--helped form my ideals for how to behave toward others. The story entitled "Dogfood" was dramatic and moving.
Melissa
Oct 15, 2010 Melissa rated it liked it
I liked this book, it was thoughful and insighful...loaded with true stories about people who look outside themselves and try to care for other people and how we can do better at that as well.
Shaun-ta' Nielson
Jul 28, 2008 Shaun-ta' Nielson rated it really liked it
I have read this book probably 6 times. I am just reading it again. It helps me to remember to focus on others and gives me ideas about how I can become more like Christ.
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I love these authors--Blaine M. Yorgason & Brenton G. Yorgason!
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Blaine M. Yorgason was born in Sanpete County, Utah. He attended Brigham Young University and received both a BA and MA in History. Blaine and his wife Kathleen have 7 children and numerous grandchildren.
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