Before 2016 if I saw this heading about a
“Rock Changed Lives!”
I be extremely skeptical!
However, I still be curious
to read just for the heck of it.
Come On! Wouldn’t you?
We always read how someone life got
changed through the lottery,
prayers, medical invention, etc.
But a Rock!
Let’s get real, A Rock!
Well, I implore you to hold on, keep reading,
I really believe you won’t be disappointed.
Matter-in-fact it might just surprise you.
Frustrated with life, with myself, feeling totally lost.
Someone suggested I read a book.
Believe me at that time, I wasn’t interested in
reading a book.
All I wanted to do is sleep.
Complain to whoever listen.
I show anger wherever I went.
Guess you could say I was a sour puss. LOL
After hanging around sour puss people,
don't you get into a negative attitude,
feel drain? Well, you definitely would
feel like that with me. I was a horrible
Wouldn’t you say we all know
sour pusses in our lives?
Well, at one time in my life I was one big
When my friend suggested I read this book,
I felt how is a book going to help me?
I wanted everyone else to change.
Or at least a fairy godmother to wave her
wand change my world, the way I wanted it.
Driving a Semi-Truck reading really
wasn’t an option however, to
keep me entertain while driving
I listen to audio books. But none of
my audio books were what my
My husband asleep in the back.
Headphones on, drink in the cup holder,
hit play on phone and settle in
for a long night.
Before I knew it I am excited,
energetic, I am on a high.
Believe it or not I finish the whole
book on my shift that night.
That a rarity for me!
I was so energetic about this book,
while my husband preparing himself
to drive, I was having diarrhea of the
mouth. I couldn’t stop rambling on.
Of course my husband could care
less. Just woke up
preparing himself to drive. He
basically ignore me, just let me
None the less as I lay down, I could
not sleep. The book hype me.
How long has it been since you could
not sleep because of excitement, instead
of worry or anger?
Believe me it is totally an uplifting feeling.
Eager to get started on what the book
suggested, especially about the rock.
I could not find a rock!
Ever gone shopping, you picture
what you want in your mind and no matter
where you went you can’t find it!
Well, I felt that frustrated!
One day at the cash register, saw all these
rocks with words on them. With
excitement I pick up this
“Smile Rock” it spoke saying:
“Terry, when is the last time
Hold on a minute, don’t get
Skeptical or laugh or roll your
eyes! How many times
have you gone, brought
something, with the excuse
“I like it.” Well, isn’t that a form
of speaking to you.
Yes, before you ask, my husband
did roll his eyes and huff when
he saw the rock.
Book suggested, Just before going to sleep
hold the rock, think of all the good
things your grateful for that day.
then say Thank You!
Put the rock on your night stand, where
You see it first thing in the morning.
Remember earlier when I mention
what a horrible sour puss I was?
Well, for some reason, I took the suggestion
one step further. When I wake
up I grab the rock put it in
my pocket. Every time I started feeling
negative I would rub the pocket where
the rock was and say Smile Terry!
Have you ever known a sour puss that smiles?
That is why, I kept saying Smile Terry!
I was tired of all the years
of being a negative and the negativity
When I rub the rock, I would straighten
my back, Pull my shoulders back, left my
head to look straight, and force a smile.
Before I knew it, when a negative thought
or feelings hit everything came naturally.
When that happen I became aware that
positive people were talking to me.
At a Truck Stop that in itself is a miracle.
People says I am always cheerful, smiling,
positive all the time.
Happy, to hear people compliment me.
However, the compliments made me
realize by a simple rock changed my
Sad thing is a simple rock and
book made me realize I
could of stop being a sour puss
40 plus years ago.
I would be enjoying life plus
MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR OTHERS!
Don’t you dare take a huff breath now!
I know we all thought, if I only
knew this earlier.
Wouldn’t you believe price of a book
and a rock which I paid less then $5.
could change your life
Well, The End!
What you mad at me?
OOPS! I forgot to tell you the names
of the books. I am sorry! Thought
I mention it already!
Ok, hold on here it comes.
Really there are 2 Books and
you can get them in audio also.
First book I recommend you read
first is the “Secret by Rhonda Byrne.”
(That the one audio I was hype about.)
Second book I recommend is
“The Magic by Rhonda Byrne”
Enjoy reading and I hope
I’m back on your good side