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Zero Victim; a Review

I was sent this book by the B & B Media Group, Inc. for my honest review.
I'm not really a fan of self-help books, but this is an exception.  Author, Pastor, musician, entrepreneur James T. Ward, Jr. has done a masterful job of dealing with a pandemic problem.  Victimology is huge in America today.  Our society feeds it and feeds on it.  Ward has identified the primary causes and offered real solutions that anyone can understand and incorporate.  I love the "pull-outs" on every page that will help the reader or counselor pinpoint particular sections of the book that will apply to their situation or discussion.  In the introduction to the book Ward said, "In order to liberate others in life, we must begin by liberating ourselves."  From there he proceeds to guide the reader into practical ways to deal with "victim mentality" in their own lives.  He even addresses the role that "politically correct" speech plays in creating a victim mindset…

Mister Are You Jesus?

I love the story which may or may not be true of a busy businessman who was rushing to catch his train at Grand Central Station when he bumped into a news vendor and sent papers and coins flying.  The vendor, a boy about 12 years old was crippled.  Immediately he was on all fours scrambling among the feet and legs rushing by and trying to find either the papers or the coins.  The businessman stopped, put down his briefcase and got down on hands and knees and began to gather loose coins and papers.  After several minutes, he deposited the coins in the little box the boy had, opened his wallet and took out a $20 bill and placed it in the box as well.  As he collected his briefcase and hurried on toward his train he heard the boys' voice call out, "Mister!  Are you Jesus?"
The world needs to SEE Jesus in us.  Words are so cheap today that you can say as much as you like with very little effect.  The "proof of the pudding" for Christ followers is in the living.  Ran…