HARPER-COLLINS RELEASE SINES A LIGHT ON DEDICATED SELFLESS SERVICE
In a tumultuous and ever-changing world, it seems that it is becoming more difficult to find a life of meaning and service that can rise above the noise and distractions of the selfish times in which we live.
In that context, Harper Collins / Westbow Press is proud to announce the release of their new book “Find Your Own Calcutta” that shines a light on those who have reached out to help those in need and have found a life of meaning in the service of others.
“Find your Own Calcutta” offers a unique perspective for a self-centered world that helps guide those who may be searching to where their heart’s greatest desire meets the world’s greatest need with all proceeds going to Eblen Charities.
Author William Murdock, executive director of Eblen Charities recognizes that it has become more difficult to find a life of meaning and service and in his most recent published book he focuses on Mother Teresa of Calcutta and others found their own Calcutta by finding a life of meaning in service of others.
A Call To Action:
“Find Your Own Calcutta” illustrates how Mother Teresa taught us by her example what it really means to live a life of service, and is a strong testament to her humanity and faith.
It also serves as an instructional manual on how those simple principles can guide us as we work to change our lives, our community, and the lives of those around us.
Much more than a philosophical study, this book is an inspirational call to action, challenging the way we think and live.
Stories From The Heart of Those Who Serve:
In addition to the stories and inspiration of Mother Teresa, “Find Your Own Calcutta” illuminates the lives and work of others in western North Carolina who path has taken them to unexpected places that has changed so many lives by their giving and changed their lives as well.
Highlighted are the amazing stories of Joe and Janice Brumit, founders of the Brumit Restaurant Group who faced tremendous odds to rebuild their company and create the JoyFull Holidays at Home Program which now provides more than 200,000 meals to area students each year.
Allen and Drue Ray turned an almost certain failure to a company that is known world wide. SimplyHome designs and installs an amazing array of remote support systems through their smart sensor technology that empowers independent living for those who may be aging or disabled.
Cookie Mills’ story is filled with courage and resolve as he turned back to the neighborhood he grew up in that had become a haven for drug dealers and kept the families he knew virtual prisoners in their own homes. By first standing alone against overwhelming odds, Cookie’s Ducker Road Project has not only transformed countless lives but an entire community.
“This book is written in the spirit of optimism and in the hope that the stories and thoughts that this volume contains will inspire those who may read it and to take heart, knowing that a life of meaning is so much closer than we might think,” Murdock says.
UPCOMING BOOK SIGNINGS IN THE ASHEVILLE AREA:
SATURDAY, DEC. 2nd – BARNES &NOBLE – BILTMORE PARK 12:00 – 6:00 PM
SATURDAY, DEC. 9TH – BARNES &NOBLE – ASHEVILLE MALL 10:00AM – 8:00 PM
SATURDAY, DEC. 16TH – BARNES &NOBLE – BILTMORE PARK 12:00 – 6:00 PM
For more information on “Find Your Own Calcutta” please visit findyourowncalcutta.com or williamjmurdock.com