Unwelcome Opportunity

Overcoming Life's Greatest Challenges

Christian - Devotion/Study
164 Pages
Reviewed on 04/15/2019
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Author Biography

What do you do when you experience a divorce, two separate heart procedures and a cancer diagnosis in a ten month period?
How does one face and overcome these and other challenges in life?

Unwelcome Opportunity is the story of an ordinary man facing multiple life challenges in a ten month period. In it you will see an example of God’s presence and provision that helped Richard Battle transverse this turbulent period of his life.

If you or a loved one have or are facing one of life’s great trials, Unwelcome Opportunity is a must read. It offers help to the reader to survive and find peace during life’s toughest moments.
It is concise, easy-to-read and offers invaluable insights. It includes inspirational Scriptures and motivational quotes.

“Richard Battle faced multiple tests in a short period of time and shares how he with God’s daily provision overcame them.

You’ll be glad you read his pilgrimage from when the world caved in on him!”
Mike Huckabee, Former Governor of Arkansas, Two time U. S. presidential candidate, Author and commentator

Richard V. Battle is a Best Seller and award winning author of five books and has been a public speaker and trainer for over 30 years on topics including; volunteerism, leadership, sales and faith. Richard lives in Lakeway, Texas.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Ruffina Oserio for Readers' Favorite

Unwelcome Opportunity: Overcoming Life's Greatest Challenges by Richard V. Battle is a compendium of life-changing reflections designed to give readers spiritual tools to transform every adversity and challenge into an opportunity for growth. The author uses biblical truths and composes lines that are both inspiring and motivating. It isn't uncommon for people today to get weighed down by stress and distractions that rob them of focus and what really matters. In this book, the author uses inspiration from the Bible to propose a path that leads to truth and confidence. There are many insightful statements, thoughts that follow a striking quote. While reminding readers of core spiritual values, the author invites them to look past what is immediate and to see opportunity in the challenges of the moment.

Each reflection opens with a quote like Romans 8:28: "And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose." The author then offers his thoughts on the scripture and leads readers to a deeper understanding of how it translates into real life. In language that is clear and simple and a voice that is compelling, Richard V. Battle explores relevant themes, including how to use humor to find peace of mind in moments of adversity, the secrets to looking past our pain and embracing a life that is purpose-driven. There is a lot in this book for readers. Filled with compelling biblical references, it shows readers the path to inner freedom and what it takes to live a life of significance.