other AUTHORS are saying:
"The message of
this small unassuming book will spread person to person until it
becomes a mighty force that will change us all."
author of the I
Thought We'd Never Speak Again and the best-selling The Courage to
"I love this
book. I couldn't put it down. The people are alive, the voice is
real. Kindness -- what if we were to live from that place? Nothing
would be the same."
author of the best-selling Potatoes
"Margot's stories, insights,
and advice on kindness will improve all your interactions --
business, community, and family as well as your quality of life.
If everyone read and practiced what this book recommends, the
world would be a better place."
author of How
to Succeed in Business, Without Working So Damn Hard!
and Sacred Cows Make the Best Burgers
"What if the legacy of 9/11
could be not war but the Kindness Revolution? Margot believes it's
within our power to make it so. After reading her book, I
author of The
Soul in the Computer: The Story of a Corporate Revolutionary
for a long time that everything -- and everyone -- is connected to
everything else. In A Short Course in Kindness, Margot Silk
Forrest has illumined this universal law in a way that empowers us
to have the courage to do the right thing -- and to know why it is
author of the best-selling cookbooks The
Baker's Apprentice and Crust and Crumb, and Bread Upon the Waters:
A Pilgrimage Toward Self-Discovery and Spiritual Truth
"Margot's sketches of our shared humanity are a wonderful
reminder of what life's all about. Read these stories. The
characters are unforgettable. They inspired me to be a little
kinder right away."
poet and author of Mules
"Buy this book. It will make
you laugh. It will make you cry. It will make you remember. The
heart is indeed a muscle that feels a lot better when
author of When
Your Heart Speaks, Take Good Notes
"I just finished reading and
reviewing your book. I loved it."
writer and book reviewer, ForeWordreviews.com
"I just finished reading
your beautiful little book...You told what could have been an
airy-fairy thing in down-to-earth and straightforward terms. You
put it across really beautifully."
grandmother and fiction writer
"My son, who is also my
business manager, does not read. But I gave him your book anyway.
He LOVES it and is recommending it to everyone!"
BOOKSELLERS are saying:
" The more people who learn
about kindness the better. Can I thank you from the bottom of my
heart for such a beautiful publication!"
Northlight Books, California
"What everyone needs . . . A
Short Course in Kindness."
Just Thinking...Bookstore, Minnesota
"This is just the kind of
book that our customers would like very much."
River Books, Wyoming
"This is a beautiful book
with such an important message. We want it for our customers and
would love the author to come and give a talk and a workshop on
kindness, as well."
East West Bookshop, California
"Our staff has read it and
we all love it and want to display it for our customers as soon as
possible. What a wonderful book for us all."
Hicklebee's Children's Books, California
"This is a good one for our
Young Adult and Parenting sections. Thanks!"
Children's Bookshop, Wisconsin
"I read A Short Course in
Kindness on a plane trip cross-country. What an eye-opener! I
think everyone needs to be reminded of the truths you present. The
part that really hit me was the chapter on the importance of being
kind to yourself. That is something I've never really done, but I
am going to make it a priority from now on."
"I loved A Short Course
in Kindness. Since reading it, I have found myself stopping,
thinking, and choosing the kindness path in situations rather than
just automatically reacting. And it feels so good."
and eloquent little book recruits us all to join the Kindness
Revolution: "Leaders wanted for heartful and soul-satisfying
organization. No previous experience required Great
benefits, guaranteed job security. Apply within."
founder and president of The Institute for Women's Leadership
"It's a joy to share this
book with people."
"This is such an original,
fresh, and truly meaningful discussion of kindness... a very fine
book on the only subject that really matters."
"Your book has carved out a
niche that buyers have not seen before."
Marketing Manager, Independent Publishers Group
"This is a very loving, very
powerful book. A real wakeup call!"
CEO, Smarketing, Inc.
"The sweetness and
gentleness of your spirit just jumps off the page. I often re-read
a couple of pages before bed whenever I need a dose of
"I love the feel of the
book, and the design is so peaceful and comforting. This is going
to be my gift to family, clients, and patients."
spiritual and bereavement counselor
lovely little BIG book! It is just the size to hold in your hand
next to your heart! The color is that which a baby sees from
inside the womb when her mother stands naked in the sunshine.
Thank you for creating illuminated paths for us to find and travel
"This book is wonderful. It
fills a real void."
bodyworker and poet
"Thank you SO much for
writing this book. It's what so many others are thinking but
struggling for words to express. You are truly speaking what needs
to be heard."
"I love this book. When I
read parts of it over again, I feel better about everything in my
life. I am getting copies for my friends."
high school student