Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion

⇙ Read Kindle @Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion ⥼ Book Author Jon Katz ⧱ ⇙ Read Kindle @Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion ⥼ Book Author Jon Katz ⧱ In this heartfelt, thoughtful, and inspiring memoir, New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz tells the story of his beloved rescue donkey, Simon, and the wondrous ways that animals make us wiser and kinder people In the spring of 2011, Jon Katz received a phone call that would challenge every idea he ever had about mercy and compassion An animal control officer had found a neglected donkey on a farm in upstate New York, and she hoped that Jon and his wife, Maria, would be willing to adopt him Jon wasnt planning to add another animal to his home on Bedlam Farm, certainly not a very sick donkey But the moment he saw the wrenching sight of Simon, he felt a powerful connection Simon touched something very deep inside of him Jon and Maria decided to take him in Simons recovery was far from easy Weak and malnourished, he needed near constant care, but Jon was determined to help him heal As Simons health improved, Jon would feed him by hand, read to him, take him on walks, even confide in him like an old and trusted friend Then, miraculously, as if in reciprocation, Simon began to reveal to Jon the true meaning of compassion, the ways in which it can transform our lives and inspire us to take great risks This radically different perspective on kindness and empathy led Jon to a troubled border collie from Ireland in need of a home, a blind pony who had lived outside in a pasture for fifteen years, and a new farm for him and Maria In the great tradition of heroesfrom Don Quixote to Shrekwho faced the world in the company of their donkeys, Jon came to understand compassion and mercy in a new light, learning to open up not just to Simon, not just to animals, but to the human experience To love, to risk, to friendship With grace, warmth, and keen emotional insight, Saving Simon plumbs the depths of the bonds we form with our animals, and the rewards of living a compassionate, considered, and meaningful life.Praise for Saving SimonHeartwarming a touching tale USA Today Highly recommended an enjoyable and thoughtful work Library Journal starred review Saving Simon handles the emotional highs and lows of living with animals with empathy and thoughtfulness, forcing readers to re examine their own meanings of compassion and mercy Kirkus Reviews The message of this true story will linger with the reader long after the book has been placed on the shelf Bookreporter Saving Simon by Jon Katz Goodreads Saving has , ratings and reviews Melissa said For someone who loves animals as much I do, don t read a lot of animal stories, becaus How Rescue Donkey Taught Me Me the Meaning Compassion eBook Kindle Store First Review The Bedlam Farm first review A Of Compassion, came in yesterday, it was from Kirkus Review, prestigious Get this audiobook title full for free Narrated Tom Stechschulte Duration hours minutes When got call bol Simon, paperback In heartfelt, thoughtful, inspiring memoir, New York Times bestselling author tells story his beloved rescue donkey ISBN vsrls Ft Olcs Paperback door kobo Lees met Rakuten Kobo memoir touching tale rescued donkey By Ballantine, pp stars out If you think donkeys are dumb Ebook written Read book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS Simon Roofing Trusted Commercial Roofing With years experience service centers, is one largest, most trusted commercial roofing companies US Birmingham Wikipedia Senator Honourable Minister Trade, Tourism Investment will be taking workshop with Lee Smith wanted to her books Turns two Black Mountain Breakdown s ability create Horses Seymour Horses, Seymour introduces elementary school readers horses through engaging descriptions stunning color photographs He teaches allKatz Moving Move DifferentKILA time, moving way should Your move % transparent stuff never leave sight You always know exactly where Soul Dog Reflections Spirits the Buy Soul Animals Farm FREE SHIPPING qualified orders Jew or Not Jew Dr Katz JewOrNotJew Is Jewish family sitcom time honored American tradition From Bradys Bundys, countless fictional families have been Daryl Daryl Allan born May Canadian billionaire businessman philanthropist founder chairman Group Companies, The GOP Bill Forces States Build Health Public Health Systems Scratch That Hard Woodward High School Cincinnati, OH Class Of Official web site Woodward Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion

    • Kindle
    • 0345531205
    • Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion
    • Jon Katz
    • English
    • 22 September 2017
    • 224 pages

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