Item description for Angels in the ER: Inspiring True Stories from an Emergency Room Doctor by Robert D. Lesslie...
Overview An emergency room doctor illuminates messages of hope while sharing captivating stories that demonstrate how hope turns emergencies into opportunities and each trial is a demonstration of God's grace.
Twenty-five years in the ER could become a r?sum? for despair, but for bestselling author Dr. Robert D. Lesslie it's a foundation for inspiring stories of everyday "angels"--friends, nurses, doctors, patients, even strangers who offer love, help, and support in the midst of trouble.
"The ER is a difficult and challenging place to be. Yet the same pressures and stresses that make this place so challenging also provide an opportunity to experience some of life's greatest wonders and mysteries." Dr. Lesslie illuminates messages of hope while sharing fast-paced, captivating stories about ? discovering lessons from the ER frontline ? watching everyday miracles unfold ? holding onto faith during tragedy and triumph ? embracing the healing balm of hope
For anyone who enjoys true stories of the wonders of the human spirit, this immensely popular book is a reminder that hope can turn emergencies into opportunities and trials into demonstrations of God's grace.
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Studio: Harvest House Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.58" Width: 5.58" Height: 0.57" Weight: 0.62 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2008
Publisher Harvest House Publishers
ISBN 0736923152 ISBN13 9780736923156
Availability 6 units. Availability accurate as of Jul 25, 2017 03:17.
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More About Robert D. Lesslie
Bestselling author Dr. Robert Lesslie is a physician with more than 30 years of experience in fast-paced, intense ER environments. He is now the co-owner and medical director of two urgent-care facilities. He has written many books (including Angels in the ER--over 200,000 copies sold) as well as newspaper and magazine columns and human-interest stories. He and his wife, Barbara, live in South Carolina.
Reviews - What do customers think about Angels In The ER?
Join Dr. Lesslie for an Amazing Journey! Jan 20, 2010
Dr. Lesslie chronicles his poignant journey as a veteran emergency department physician in this beautifully-written collection of true stories. He will make you laugh and he will make you cry as he draws you into his world. I especially like the insight Dr. Lesslie offers into the realities and challenges of working in a hospital emergency department. He accomplishes this with a light heart and without a hint of self-pity. He chose this very stressful career path for all the right reasons - he knew he could make a difference. Well done! I can't wait for the release of Angels on Call!
Pacific Book Review, November 17, 2009 Nov 23, 2009
Reviewed by: Nicole Sorkin, Pacific Book Review Title: Angels in the ER: Inspiring True Stories from an Emergency Room Doctor
What an amazingly charming uplifting book. A beautiful blend of science and the spiritual world. If you ever wandered if there is life after death, this book will surely convince you that eternal life does exist. Dr. Lesslie makes it very clear life is fragile, and one of the lessons we will learn is humility is the greatest virtue. Dr. Lesslie has to make split second decisions that only God could orchestrate. You will explore the different challenges, stresses, wonders and mysteries in the ER. Even if you don't normally read religious material, this book will touch your heart. Be it your God, Buddha, Yahweh, or Muhammad, almost all of us answer to a higher power. This heartwarming book is perfect to read with a friend, and especially with your guardian angel.
Amazingly good heartfelt book about the human condition Nov 21, 2009
Dr. Lesslie's Angels in the ER: Inspiring True Stories from an Emergency Room doctor will make you both laugh and cry, sometimes at the same time, as you see through his eyes an honest appraisal of life in the ER. As the good doctor comments, the ER is where we are all put on an even keel. Perhaps not in those exact words but he does write about how bankers and common folks are both brought to the same level of circumstance as all can be seen in their barest glory.
Lesslie also writes about the "untouchables" the people who society happens to "forget" except for the angels in the ER.
Finally, Lesslie gives several examples of angels, perhaps the ones that are invisible, but angels all the same.
For Christians, each chapter usually starts with a Biblical verse illustrating the upcoming story. His book would make an excellent Christmas present.
I have to keep buying this because I keep giving mine away! Sep 28, 2009
This book is insightful, easy going, sweet and compassionate. I keep giving it to friends and family so have to buy more.
Enjoyed the book Aug 29, 2009
I enjoyed this book a lot. It was not the most exciting or captivating book I ever read and I wouldn't put it on my "favorite book" list, but it was enjoyable to read. It held my attention and was inspiring.