Let Me Tell You A Story

Let Me Tell You A Story

by Rob Parsons


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Rob Parsons is a bestselling author who has travelled widely across the UK and around the world, sharing his own stories of the ups and downs of life and faith with over a million people at live events over the past 30 years.

Tell Me A Story brings together some of the very the best of these stories - heartwarming and challenging tales that make up a compendium of insights on faith and family, love and loss, money and priorities, dreams and goals.

Pull up a chair and settle in to enjoy as the storyteller weaves his spell...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473670952
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
Publication date: 05/14/2019
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.12(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Rob Parsons is the bestselling author of THE SIXTY MINUTE GRANDPARENT, TEENAGERS! and THE SIXTY MINUTE FATHER. He speaks internationally on family issues and is the Executive Chairman of Care for the Family, a charity committed to strengthening family life and helping others who are hurting due to family breakdown.

Care for the Family, launched by Rob in 1988, is a registered charity and its work is motivated by Christian compassion. The resources and support it provides are available to everyone, of any faith or none.

Rob lives in Cardiff with his wife Dianne. They have two adult children and four grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements xi

Let me introduce you xiii

Around a fire 1

My favourite love story 7

Dreams and fears 13

The wonder of cash 17

Information please 25

A man looks back 31

The red chair 35

Cat's in the cradle 39

Fellow travellers 45

Let's go fishing 49

Let the rabbits run 53

We always … 59

A little education from a dog 63

Bring on the clowns 69

Loved 73

To my wife 77

The letter 81

Everybody Else's Father 87

The day her father left 91

Just too busy 95

The alien and the earthling 101

The man who changed my life 105

Beyond the grip of Alzheimer's 111

Johnny Lingo and the eight-cow wife 115

A few geese … and a lesson on team work 123

Chasing the dream 127

No regrets 131

Held by God 135

January love 141

Ready for parenthood? 147

The postman 151

The promise 157

The last sixty minutes 161

Judge not, lest… 165

Pick me! 169

The gift of a grandparent 173

Nobody ever said… 177

Come in teenager! It's earth calling 183

The mystery of sex 187

Beds for all 191

When the past comes visiting 197

The wrong kind of love 203

A toddler's property laws 207

Always leave a light on 209

When your best isn't good enough 213

I know where I'm going 219

Bearer of hope 225

Proving the kiss still works 229

Somebody at the gate 233

Planning for the future 237

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