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50 Things That Really Matter

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For many of us, life seems to be a constant scramble for more "stuff"—from fancier cars, to the latest electronic gadgets, from fine clothes to extravagant vacations. And if we fall short in our pursuit, we feel left out or depressed.

But are these the things that really matter in life?
Hardly.

What's really important are some of the simplest gestures, events and values—like
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Hardcover, 159 pages
Published 2002

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Margaret Heninger
Jan 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Definitely a hallmark book with fun cozy short stories about how people and experiences matter more than things and money. Of course I loved reading this and relaxing with it!
Brooke Clark
May 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
The Author of the book talks about the fifty things that really matter in life. This book really makes you think about your life and even everyone else's lives, the people that surround you; friends and family. It helps you understand that there are bigger things and smaller things in life, it can even help you solve any issues that you might have. 50 Things really put you in someone else's shoes and gives you different perspectives on pondering life.
Joseph Scaduto
Jul 04, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: self-improvement
Some of the short anecdotes were tearjerkers, a few of them were funny, and most of them made me think. This was a quick read, and tapped emotions that I often work hard to suppress or ignore. I'm not sure if I would have chosen the same 50 things that really matter, but books like this force you to reflect and remember what is truly important in life.
Leslie Lamb
Aug 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
It’s the simple things in life that really matter. It’s not money or things. It’s family, faith, music...
The last quote is good-“happiness is a choice and you are the one responsible for it.”
Kathy Gilliland
Mar 06, 2020 rated it liked it
Quick read. Makes you appreciate things you sometimes take for granted.
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