Thomas Nelson; 1 edition (April 26, 2009)
Sometimes the answer to a problem is nothing but needing a little perspective. Join Andy Andrews in the story of Jones. Not “Mr. Jones” – just “Jones.” Jones is always in the right place at the right time. And he helps everyone he encounters look at their problems with a little dose of perspective. Do not miss this story. It will probably change your mind about a few things.
Two of my favorite quotes:
Your time on this earth is a gift to be used wisely. Don’t squander your words or your thoughts. Consider that even the simplest actions you take for your lives matter beyond measure … and they matter forever.
Most folks figure a true friend is someone who accepts them as they are. But that’s dangerous garbage to believe.” He gave a dismissive wave of his hand. “The kid who works the drive-through at your local fast-food restaurant accepts you for who you are —because he doesn’t care anything about you. But a true friend holds you to a higher standard. A true friend brings out the best in you.” Jones cocked his head and leaned across the table as if he were about to tell them a secret. “A best friend,” he said softly, “will tell you the truth … and a wise best friend will include a healthy dose of perspective.