We each have little moments in time; little things that may have seemed insignificant at the time but in reality – altered our lives completely. Or, they may have been more obvious events that were so drastic and dramatic, such as the attacks on 9/11, that we knew instantly our lives would never be the same. THIN THREADS: REAL STORIES OF LIFE CHANGING MOMENTS by Stacey Battat is a collection of short stories of life changing moments.

Here you will find more than 50 stories of life changing events and how they affected those involved. You will run an emotional gamut as some will make you laugh, some will bring back memories and others may cause you to water up. But all of these stories will show you that life is forever changing and marches on and it is up to us to adjust to it.

The cover of the book shows two trails in the forest; one appears well traveled, the other less so. That’s really a good analogy of life changing moments. Often they are about the choices we make and which path we choose to follow. At other times, life seems pre-determined and there is no alternate path, we must simply forge ahead.

There is such a variety of stories here, there is surely something that will resonate well with every reader. This book is the first in a series of stories of life changing moments. It was a pleasure to read and I will definitely add some of the others in this series to my reading list.


Monty Rainey is a District Manager in the self storage industry since 1996 currently overseeing 21 stores in the Austin & San Antonio, TX area. He is also a leadership coach and public speaker. For a free consultation, please contact Monty at 830-743-2139 or visit his website at .

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Public Speaker and District Manager. Mission: To empower and inspire others professionally, personally and spiritually to elevate their lives to a higher level.
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