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This would be a good book for all addicts to read while undergoing treatment. One of the hardest part of any treatment is staying motivated and maintaining hope. Thank you for this awesome review.
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The story is motivating for me. I love it. you must be continued writing. Great review.

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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "The Miracle" by James M. LeBlanc.]
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The Miracle, written by James M. LeBlanc, is a touching memoir that details the author’s battle with drug addiction. Growing up poor and as a bi-racial adoptee, LeBlanc struggled to find acceptance with his friends and family. This led him to a life of addiction, as he used drugs to escape from his reality.

Throughout his journey, the author went through several ordeals, from being homeless to being incarcerated to even surviving a prison riot. At one point, LeBlanc was certain that he was going to die if he did not quit his drugs. So, out of desperation, he began to seek God and a better life for himself. That is what led him to the miracle that completely changed his life for good. What is this miracle? You have to read the book to find out.

All in all, I thoroughly enjoyed reading The Miracle, as it was very emotional for me. At some points, I cried, and at other points, I laughed and cheered the author on. I was so moved by his words that I felt as though I were in his shoes. I believe it was because he was honest about his flaws and shortcomings. Indeed, I appreciate LeBlanc’s courage in sharing his story with the world.

The one thing I liked most was how there were so many life lessons to take from the book. For instance, I learned that how we feel about ourselves can be really damaging. If you feel you are ugly or not good enough or not worthy of good things, then that is going to be your lot in life.

In the same vein, no one would respect you if you do not respect yourself, and no one would love you if you do not love yourself. This was so evident in The Miracle, as the author had to battle with his own negative self-image. As he improved his self-image and his relationship with himself and others, his life and well-being also improved.

Furthermore, throughout the book, LeBlanc offers a sense of hope to those that are enslaved to addiction. Truly, it was quite evident that he did not write his story for himself but for the several others out there who are in the throes of addiction. LeBlanc shows by example that it is possible to overcome addiction and live a better, happy life.

Consequently, I recommend The Miracle to anyone suffering from addiction. I would also recommend it to anyone who has a friend or relative who is suffering from addiction, as the information provided in the book could prove to be very helpful. However, non-religious people may not like the book, as it is written from the Christian perspective.

Considering the aforementioned points, I rate The Miracle 4 out of 4 stars. There was absolutely nothing to dislike about it, and I believe it was exceptionally edited, as I found only one error in it. Lastly, there were a few vulgar words and some mild erotic scenes.

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Nice review. truly no one would respect you if you do not respect yourself. This seems to be a helpful book for anyone having an addiction or having a near one who is addicted.
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One fact that is attracting my attention in the book is a question- 'whether interracial kids have to struggle to be accepted?' If yes, then interracial couples should think for their future progeny also before they commit to each other. Innocent children didn't choose to be born to parents, who are not accepted by society.
Society mindset should also change (that would be best).
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Bertha Jackson wrote:
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This would be a good book for all addicts to read while undergoing treatment. One of the hardest part of any treatment is staying motivated and maintaining hope. Thank you for this awesome review.
Rightly said, staying motivated while undergoing treatment is important. Many of the addicts quit the treatment midway as drugs are more alluring and provide instant gratification.
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This is a touching book. I appreciate that the author shared his story and his path.

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This is a touching book. I appreciate that the author shared his story and his path.

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Sounds interesting, I used to know a drug addict, maybe reading this book would help me understand some situations in his life better. Nice review!

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God is still in the business of miracles. It seems like the author had a tough upringing, but we thank God for redemption.
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This was a well written out review! Sounds very interesting and would like to see myself what the miracle was!

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This book sounds inspiring. I look forward to reading it. Thank you.

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I love this, I can feel the writers emotional in this book he made the right choice by seeking God

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Addiction is like cancer it feeds on you slowly.
But with help we can always overcome addiction and be better people in the society.
I like the concept of religion in this book being a Christian I think God can deliver you from any form of addiction.
Thanks to the author for sharing his personal experience it will be so helpful if anybody with addiction comes across and reads this book.
Thanks for the great review.

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It was about the author and drugs addiction and trying to pleased his family to make them love him but all he got was let down again by his family causes of addiction all he want to get help from his famliy.

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God really loves His people. I would love to find out what the miracle was. Great review.

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