Thanksliving - John M. Lidonnice
He healed the bodies of ten lepers and sent them on their ways; yet one returned and thanked Jesus, the Savior, for His healing touch. This is one of many examples author John Lidonnice uses to clarify being thankful in life and thanking God for blessings. His aid to prompt a thankful spirit within readers is through his new gratitude journal, ThanksLiving. Not just a journal, ThanksLiving is to inspire readers to thank God for trials, as well as thank God for blessings, with journaling opportunities as a response in faith. John includes his foray into journaling, starting as a young child writing thank-you notes and blooming into regular journaling each day. He offers tips on how to start journaling, incorporated with a yearlong journaling section and gratitude devotional. Through ThanksLiving, John hopes readers will add active journaling into their lives, thanking God wholeheartedly as the healed leper thanked Jesus.
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About the Author
A native of west-central Pennsylvania, John Lidonnice accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior on Palm Sunday, 1995. He is employed as a manager for a Department of Defense agency and has worked there for over twenty years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in management from Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania and a Master of Science degree in administration from Central Michigan University, graduating summa cum laude from both institutions. He has written numerous articles, including two articles published in The National Honors Report. He has appeared in The Wall Street Journal twice, once in an article on the front page. John is an accomplished champion public speaker, having earned the highest honor a member of Toastmasters International can achieve, that of Distinguished Toastmaster.
John’s ministry experience includes teaching adult Sunday school, preaching sermons for numerous church services, serving on the leadership team as a deacon, and guest speaking at two chapel services for Madison Christian School. He has a gospel tract ministry and website (www.greatcommissiontracts.info) that have facilitated getting the gospel message into the hands of countless people, locally and around the world. John’s community involvement includes having coached eighteen sports teams in two local recreational leagues. John is a resident of Columbus, Ohio where he and his wife Melissa reside with their two children, Sarah and Andrew.