Mr. Happy Living here…
And I’m happy to be broadcasting from WYTV7 in the beautiful Queen City… Charlotte, North Carolina!
:55 – Please take a minute and tell us what you’re doing these days to make your Mark of Significance on the World.
1:40 – Thank you, Trace. Now, let’s switch things up a bit… You gave us an inspiring interview in Episode #43 in November of 2020 and now your back for Episode #96… This is our very first Alumni Update for the Something Significant Show… And today, we’re gonna talk about a significant accomplishment you’ve made since our last interview… you’ve written and got published a book called The Miracles of Shepherd’s Hill: An Extraordinary Odyssey of Divine Interventions… Please give us an overview of your book!
2:10 – How long ago did you think about writing it?
3:25 – What was the biggest personal challenge you had to overcome while writing it?
4:45 – What was the biggest business challenge you had to overcome while writing it?
6:00 – Tell us a few of the biggest miracles that you describe in the book.
7:30 – Did any miracles occur during the writing of the book?
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20:40 – In your book, you write, “There’s always a reason for tragedy”? Tell us what you mean when you say that.
22:15 – What has Shepherd’s Hill taught you about Gratitude (which you call a virtue) and Struggle (that you call a growth agent)?
23:15 – What are the top two or three things you want your readers to learn from reading the book?
25:20 – How do you want your book to change peoples’ lives?
30:20 – How does it feel now that you’ve encapsulated the miracles of Shepherd’s Hill into a book that’ll still be giving to the world after you and I are long gone…
And then a reader says…
“This book is a tangible reminder that all things are possible through God”… and continued by saying, “It’s refreshing to read a book that brings you joy and hope, and there’s no way you can read this book and not have joy and hope!”
And another says, “Trace Embry shows us how stepping out on faith is not only “obedient”, but it’s also exciting!”
And another… “If you are looking for a modern story that is written to the caliber of the Gospel of Mark, then this is a must read!
And Film Maker, Author, and Self Teaching Activist, Sam Sorbo writes… “Sometimes a true story is too much, even for Hollywood. Whatever you believe about God, miracles, and parenting… this book is a must read.”
And finally, one reader exclaims very simply, “Inspirational!”
So, Trace, tell us, how does all that make you feel?
34:15 – Lightning Round of Quotes
“There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein
“You cannot attain to a vision; you must live in the inspiration of the vision until the vision accomplishes itself.” – Oswald Chambers
“It is doubtful whether God can bless a man greatly until He has hurt him deeply.” – A.W. Tozer
“Before you tear down a fence, find out why it was put up in the first place!” – G.K. Chesterton
“Trust in the lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding.” – From the Gospel, Proverbs chapter 3, verse 5
“Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now.“ – Goethe
41:20 – Please take a minute or two and share any parting remarks that you’d like to leave with our audience?
43:10 – Show Close