This is a motivational book for youths and young adults. It explores some of the problems, some teens and young adults face and suggests possible solutions. Many of these suggestions are reinforced by true stories. The book encourages readers to rely on God and faith to cope with daily living. There are some references from the Bible. The book consists of 12 chapters. Each chapter begins with inspirational words and there is a poem that follows the first ten chapters.
Encourages self-confidence and suggest ways to improve self-esteem.
Discusses the importance of establishing priorities, using frictional scenarios and one true story.
Encourages the reader to dream, set goals, but be prepared to work hard.
Takes a closer look at the importance of education, including skills training.
Encourages reader to refrain from getting involved in illegal activities.
Advocates tolerance, understanding and empathy.
Identifies some stressors for youth and suggests ways to cope.
Acknowledge the influence of peer pressure and suggests ways of dealing with it.
Encourages respect and support for parents.
Calls on readers to view disappointments as lessons, outlines some steps to change, recognizing self-acknowledgement and willingness to change.
Encourages readers to be realistic and distinguish myths from truths.
Explores the culture of instant gratification and entitlement. It encourages self-reliance as one approaches adulthood.