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The Luckiest Man

The Luckiest Man How a Seventeen-Year Battle with ALS Led Me to Intimacy with God

By John R. Paine with Seth Haines
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.75 Stars

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On 2/25 Angie A. wrote: Subtitled, “How a Seven-Year Battle with ALS Led me to Intimacy with God”, this book provides a narration of the life of a successful Texas businessman who was diagnosed at age 47 with Lou Gehrig’s disease. At the time of writing, the author was likely close to the end of his life. The narrative ... The Luckiest Man - John R. Paine

Angie A.'s Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/12 Mark Wheeler wrote: Are God’s blessings limited to the pleasurable? Does God only bless us with experiences that lead to prosperity? Might God’s blessings also include adversity? Can God bless someone with a disease, loss, failure, or tragedy? John Paine would argue for the latter. He can testify firsthand how God ... The blessing of adversity

Mark's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/8 mrsbrdeselms wrote: This book really is something else to read, what an amazing living testimony John Paine is. Here is someone who had it all in the worlds eyes and now after a 17 year battle with ALS would seem to be an object of pity or someone who is very unlucky and yet he says he is the luckiest man in the world! ... The luckiest man alive by John Paine

mrsbrdeselms' Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/12 LifeLoveTruth wrote: This is a an ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) memoir. John R. Paine, the author, is a successful businessman and lay leader in Plano, Texas. He has lived with ALS for 17 years. Once active, Paine now uses a wheelchair. He has switches with the business world to the service world. He mentors people and shares ... THE LUCKIEST MAN, by John R. Paine

LifeLoveTruth's Rating:

5 Stars