This book helps in a very simple, practical and gentle way. It shows why there is pain in our lives and that if we can conquer our egos and truly apply these gems of truth into our daily lives we can reach our full potential as human beings. Quips, Quotes and Thinking Stuff is an inspiring collection of quotations that reflect on the nature of spiritual things as well as on our own spirituality. Nearly every sentence will cause you to stop in your tracks and think. You will gain a lot of spiritual insight if you read this book. Armanda L. Manuel speaks the undeniable truth, no matter what your background. Armanda L. Manuel is a motivational speaker on women and children issues and holds a masters degree in guidance and counseling.