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Bushels and Barrels: Redefining the American Dream
by Lee Ray (Goodreads Author)
In today's volatile world, many Americans struggle to just survive, much less achieve something as lofty as the American Dream. After all, financial, family, and emotional challenges have created a sense of doubt, despair, and destruction in the life we all once chased. This isn't the life we dreamed of and worked so hard to achieve, is it? In Bushels and Barrels, author L ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published July 2012 by Bookstand Publishing
(first published January 1st 2012)
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Just received my copy of the book and couldnt put it down!! Its not long after the introduction that you realize how brave the author is. I cant remember the last time I spoke to someone this transparent and open about themselves much less read a book that felt like I was not only being allowed into the deepest struggles, thoughts and heart but actually encouraged me to open my heart to the same kind of transparency!! I think it is a book I will go back to over the years for inspiration and the ...more
Since I wrote this one, of course I think it's great! Seriously, this book's mission is to walk the reader through life's challenges and blessings. The book then invites the reader to take inventory into their lives and view it with an altered perspective.
Lee has written a book that takes courage to write. Exposing your life to the world is not easy. Theuse of his experiences to provide examples and inspiration for others to fine the positive in every event is well done. The book is wee-written and thought provoking.
Lee Ray was born and raised into small town America in Salem, Virginia. Shortly after earning his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Roanoke College in 1994, he enlisted into the United States Air Force. While in the Air Force, he rose to the challenges and was selected for Officer Training School, received numerous awards for his leadership and contributions to his unit and community ...moreMore about Lee Ray...