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Gail Perry Johnston

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Gail Perry Johnston

<p>I am the coauthor of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Rumor-Angels-Quotations-Living-Letting/dp/0979334500/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&amp;s=books&amp;qid=1247078574&amp;sr=1-2" target="_blank">A Rumor of Angels: Quotations for Living, Dying &amp; Letting Go,</a> a unique source of comfort and support for someone in the midst of a loss. <br /> <br /> I also authored <a href="http://www.pregnancygiftbook.com/" target="_blank">The Wish &amp; The Wonder: Words of Wisdom for Expectant Parents.</a> Although there are many books about birth, this one is pure encouragement, with quotes lovingly selected and arranged to come alongside a person from conception to birth.<br /> <br /> My newest book is <a href="http://www.socialcausediet.com" target="_blank">The Social Cause Diet: Find A Service That Feeds Your Soul</a> which is largely a collection of stories celebrating the blessings we receive when we serve others and showcasing a wide variety of services. I've begun speaking about the subject and also working on Volume Two of <em>The Social Cause Diet.</em> Stories for Volume Two can be submitted on <a href="http://www.socialcausediet.com/agreement.htm" target="_blank">www.socialcausediet.com.</a></p> <p>My home life is shared with my artist husband, Scott, and my two wonderful kids, Luke and Shelby.</p> More about me can be found at <a href="http://www.gailperryjohnston.com/"><b>GailPerryJohnston.com</b></a>

Stories by Gail Perry Johnston

When my son was a sophomore in high school, I attended an evening seminar about applying for financial aid to meet the exorbitant costs of higher...
People who volunteer regularly are in better shape when they get older than people who don’t volunteer. Numerous studies say so. Last week,...
Why are people so hush-hush about shingles? This is not a disease due to rampant promiscuity or lack of hygiene. Shingles comes and goes for no good...
I’m in the midst of collecting stories about volunteering for the second volume of The Social Cause Diet and a random email arrives, stating a...
It’s been said that “everyone has at least one good book in them.” Sure enough, since I started my small nonfiction publishing...
I was raised by a women’s libber. That meant that I was not taught how to clean a house, nor how to cook a meal. Whenever a commercial came on...
A neighbor’s big black ferocious dog bit me yesterday. Somehow, without leaving so much as a pulled thread in my pants, his teeth pierced...
Valentine’s Day found me at a Big Love Party in Marin County, California. Nothing kinky—my friends just wanted to gather all the people...
When I was in high school, I was introduced to the idea of being a pen pal to a prisoner through Prison Fellowship International. I thought it would...