So how’s your 2014 reading list going mums? If you were like me who’s just trying to squeeze in to read a paperback in between being a full-time mum, a all-around housekeeper and a blogger, I am sure you will find it quite a tricky thing to update your list every too often. But that is okay, a book or two each month do not sound like a bad idea, and am sure we’ll all get to read a good number of books at the end of this year. Let us cross our fingers, shall we? 🙂
Ironic, though, that even when we do not get to read most everything on our reading list, we stumble upon books that pique our interest and add them up to our growing list. I found one exactly like that in this book about going against mediocrity, “An Enemy Called Average,” penned by John Mason. Read more about this very interesting read in this press release below:
A great read for those who are tired of mediocrity. This book will encourage and help you to define your aspirations and goals, and inspire you to aim for excellence in your endeavors.
Within every person has been placed a desire to be different, distinctive…To be an original. Deep down inside, everyone wants to be above average. No one really wants to ‘just get by’… and John Mason believes that regardless of where you are in life, or how much you have or have not accomplished, God has a unique gift and calling just for YOU.
Divided into 52 “nuggets” of truth, An “Enemy Called Average” is a source of godly wisdom, scriptural motivation and practical principles. The words of this book will stir up the gifts inside of you. If you’re looking for answers to the questions you are asking, then this book is for you. If you are tired of having to dig through pages of illusions, smoke screens, and mirrors to get to the bottom line…then you’ve found what you’ve been looking for. Think about it:
When wisdom reigns, it pours.
Fear and worry are interest paid in advance on something you may never own.
Remember that faith to move mountains always carries a pick.
People are born originals, but most die copies.
Ideas go away, but direction stays.
Being a servant won t make you famous just rich.
Give An Enemy Called Average one year, just one nugget a week, and your life will never be the same.
From the back cover
If you are finally tired of the color beige…if you are sick of always making excuses for failure… if you are at the end of your rope…if you want to rekindle your dreams of significance and success… if you are ready to say no to procrastination-beginning right now…then this book is for you! International speaker John Mason has inspired millions of people in business, church, civic, and educational settings with his unique and captivating blend of wisdom, encouragement, and blunt honesty. Now for the first time, an updated and expanded edition of the very same book that has sold almost half a million copies at the back of auditoriums, is available to everyone who is ready to blast beyond average – including you. Let one of the world’s premier inspirational speakers challenge you to grow and become all that God has created you to be with timely and enduring teachings that include
A goal is a dream with a deadline.
The chip on the shoulder weighs a ton.
The best time of day is now.
God will use you right where you are today.
Are you ready to defeat that ‘Enemy Called Average’ in your life? Your life is about to change forever as your mind and soul are renewed through reading the wisdom of this book!
About the Author
John Mason is the founder and president of Insight International, an organization dedicated to bringing excellence and efficiency to ministries and businesses. He travels the globe speaking to church, civic, and business groups. His books include “Don’t Wait for Your Ship to Come in-Swim Out to Meet It,” “Let Go of Whatever Holds You Back,” “Believe You Can,” “Know Your Limits–Then Ignore Them” and many others. He, his wife Linda, and their four children reside in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
- Title: An Enemy Called Average
- Author: John Mason
- Binding: Soft Cover
- No. of Pages: 126
- Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
- ISBN-10: 971-0453-48-3
- ISBN-13: 978-971-0453-48-1
“An Enemy Called Average,” is published by Lifebooks and is now available in all National Bookstore, Powerbooks, Philippine Christian Bookstore and Fully Booked branches nationwide for Php175 a copy.
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