A lot of books get published each year. A few get read while the others are ignored.
In this blog I would like to present some book reviews of books I have read and feel are important enough for you to read also.
Feel free to suggest books which you feel I should review for you. I will consider them.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Instinct by T.D. Jakes
For people who enjoy
the easy writing style of Jakes this will prove to be a good addition to their
It has the subtitle ‘The
Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive.’ The contention being that we all have
instincts for what works well for us and what doesn’t.
Our instincts, he
writes, are the treasure map for our soul’s satisfaction. Following our
instincts can make the crucial distinction between what we are good at—our
vocation or skill set—and what we are good for—the fulfillment of our
He also notes-- instincts are the product of
what we have and what we want to have.
He adds-- they are the
inner compass guiding us from where we are to where we want to go.
This is not a how-to
book. It is not a one plan fits all. It is more on the line of an inspirational
thought providing look at potential and possibilities.
Some people are born
knowing what they want to do and tend to persue it. Others are not so attune to
their inner instincts of what is the right profession for them to persue. They
need to develop the inner instinct, which Jakes says, we all have.
Since we have an inner alignment feature,
contends Jakes, we can align ourselves to the best calling for our lives. Some
gravitate to caring for others. Some feel an urge to create materials to help
in the betterment of society. All have a purpose that is best met by following
This is a motivational
book. Jakes doesn’t try to force you to any viewpoint. He just paints a picture
and allows the reader to join in on the journey.
We all need exposure
to activate the instincts that belong to us. The fact is that you can’t very
well be what you do not see. It is the exposure to the possibilities that
awaken the instinct in you, Jake postulates. Within these pages he offers you
the push to get the exposure.
I offer this book to
all who know there is something more out there and they are willing to explore
the subject. For those of you who want to order the book from this site: