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Incorrigible WWII paratrooper Rowdy Slater must survive his first year stateside by becoming a preacher in a hardscrabble Texas town. Inspired by true events. Winner of the Christy Award for excellence in fiction.

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No Comments / Jun 28, 2018

Introducing the perfect new book for facing your ocean

‘The STUFF’ is the perfect book to help you go forward. Or for anyone you know who might need a little support or inspiration. More

No Comments / May 15, 2018

How to Unify America

The statistics are alarming. But statistics can be overcome. More

No Comments / Apr 11, 2018

May the Foods You Eat Remind You of the People You Love

This Easter, an invitation is on the table. It has your name on it. May your favorite foods bring you back to the meal again. More

No Comments / Mar 27, 2018

A Big Old Beautiful “Piano” is in Your Life—but It Can’t Stay

Unless you leave something behind, you can never fully go forward. More

No Comments / Mar 07, 2018

3 Ways to Know Which Causes You Should Fight For

In this day and age of hashtag outrage, everything becomes a cause. Some are worth fighting for, and some aren’t. How can we discern the difference? More

No Comments / Jan 23, 2018
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HI, I'M MARCUS BROTHERTON,

the bestselling author or coauthor of more than 25 books. Welcome to my blog. Thoreau pointed out how too many people lead lives of quiet desperation. Their lives are bland and meaningless, or they make choices that trap them in despair and darkness. By contrast, I want to help people lead lives of excellence. Meet here regularly for powerful stories and insight into how to live and lead well.