Through real-life stones, powerful quotes, doses of humor (a real stress reliever) and inspirational applications, Glenn Van Ekeren helps readers take charge and excel in every area of their lives. We live in a different world today than yesterday and tomorrow will be different yet again. Some days life seems filled with stress of the unknown, and a multitude of pressures and problems. Van Ekeren says that what is most important is how we react to the challenges of family, relationships, tragedy, and fear. How can we take responsibility for the quality of our lives? How can we change our surroundings? By giving 110% to each day, we can choose certain actions and reactions to circumstances seemingly beyond our control. Readers will learn to exude courage in the face of adversity and to sense the good in the darkest of moments. Van Ekeren teaches how to make the best of today's changing world and to capitalize on the opportunities to create a brighter future. As self-healing and our country's healing continues, we must learn to look through the rubble and see the phoenix rising from the ashes!