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Hal Urban, author of the much-loved bestsellers Life's Greatest Lessons and Positive Words, Powerful Results, gives us his third book of inspirational and practical wisdom on leading a more meaningful and more joyful life. With Choices That Change Lives, Hal reminds us that our lives are the result of our choices and the most important choices we make become our character ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published January 3rd 2006 by Touchstone (first published 2005)
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Chazzle
Aug 27, 2008 Chazzle rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: wisdom seekers
This is the kind of book you read sporadically, a chapter or so at a time. I had mixed feelings about it - on one hand, it was a bit repetitious and wordy, and really, it's largely a book about common sense, meaning many of the points it makes are already well-digested, but on the other hand, some chapters really connected with me, and almost every chapter has a couple of sentences that made me say, "I hadn't thought of it that way. Interesting."

Contains many great quotes and some good pointers
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Julia
I've been reading this as a devotional for the past couple of months. My good friend Bev gave this book to me for Christmas.

Excellent ideas on how to live a full life - to find purpose and meaning in your life.

The author lists 15 character traits that are a result of the choices we make. They are all based in the scriptures. We live by choice, not by chance.

So many wonderful things to ponder. I think I will keep this book by my bedside to re-read and to go back to time and again.
michael spencer
Taught me psych as a senior in high school, he did; he taught it well.
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Hal Urban holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in history, and a Doctorate in education from the University of San Francisco. He has also done post-graduate study in the psychology of peak performance at Stanford University.

For thirty-six years he was an award-winning teacher at San Carlos and Woodside High Schools and at his alma mater, the University of San Francisco.

Hal is the author of six b
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Life's Greatest Lessons: 20 Things That Matter Positive Words, Powerful Results: Simple Ways to Honor, Affirm, and Celebrate Life Lessons from the Classroom: 20 Things Good Teachers Do The 10 Commandments of Common Sense: Wisdom from the Scriptures for People of All Beliefs 20 Gifts of Life: Bringing Out The Best In Our Kids, Grandkids, And Others We Care About

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