Item description for Plant a Geranium in Your Cranium: Sprouting Seeds of Joy in the Manure of Life by Barbara Johnson...
Overview Offering words of support, the bestselling author of "He's Gonna Toot and I'm Gonna Scoot" speaks candidly about her battle with cancer and encourages others in her trademark style.
"I never wanted to be in the cancer survivors club. But, then, I never wanted to be in AARP, either "
Barbara Johnson laughingly lifted millions of readers out of the depths of despair with her book "Stick a Geranium in Your Hat and Be Happy." In that classic volume of humor and encouragement, she shared how God's gift of joy helped her survive the deaths of two sons and the eleven-year estrangement of another son who was lost in the homosexual lifestyle.
Now that same laughter-lined attitude has sustained Barbara during a life-threatening battle with cancer―a battle in which she never lost her bubble of joy. "Plant a Geranium in Your Cranium "is the inspiring yet funny story of Barbara's journey through a year of illness, frustration―and abundant humor. It's a joyful chronicle of her own experiences combined with dozens of hilarious anecdotes and cartoons sent to her by others who share her belief in the healing power of laughter.
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.6" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2002
Publisher Thomas Nelson
ISBN 084993785X ISBN13 9780849937859
Availability 0 units.
More About Barbara Johnson
Barbara Johnson's (1927-2007) books have sold millions of copies. Founder of the nonprofit Spatula Ministries, she delivered comforting, humor-filled messages across the country as a popular conference speaker and part of the "Women of Faith" tour.
Barbara Johnson lived in La Habra, in the state of California. Barbara Johnson died in 2007 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Spatula Ministries.
Barbara Johnson has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Plant A Geranium In Your Cranium?
LOVED IT SO MUCH !!!!!!!!!! May 15, 2004
I laughed out loud SO many times and would tell anyone to buy this book!!!! I have suffered a brain tumor also and can say she makes me feel so hopeful and light-hearted I wish it didn't have an ending!!!!!!!!
Loved the Book! Oct 13, 2003
I have breast cancer with metastatic brain mets, so I can identify with Barbara Johnsons's brain tumor experiences. I loved the book, it made me laugh and was a real pick up. I found it lighthearted and motivational. I recommend it for any cancer survivor.
Must have book Jul 13, 2003
This is a wonderful "pick me up" book. Barbara Johnson focuses on the problems of life but also gives you solutions for them. She makes the biggest problems have a silver lining. This is a must have book.
Don't Run Out of Gas in the busy intersection of life Apr 26, 2002
Barbara Johnson continues to share her life with us. Despite major family crises through the years, or maybe because of them, she has learned how to face serious life events with humor and faith. If you haven't read Barbara before, you can start with this book. It isn't a theologic treatment, but when you are in the midst of either tradgey or life, this book contains the gas to keep you going in the right direction.