One Simple Act by Debbie Macomber
Discovering the Power of Generosity

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 2 Critic Reviews



What if you, personally, could make the world a better tomorrow?

Debbie Macomber knows the secret to doing exactly that! In a world that seems too often stingy and grudging, she has witnessed how one simple act of generosity can yield unforeseen miracles.

You are about to discover, through true stories, what happens when we commit intentional acts of generosity. Lives are changed in ways we never envisioned. Come with Debbie late one evening through the checkout line at the grocery store. Visit a midwestern train station. Discover the link between a submarine, a few bread crumbs, and some minnows. Visit ancient Galilee as a young boy volunteers his fishes and loaves to Jesus only to see his meager gift multiplied many times over to feed five thousand. Listen in on a touching phone call with an elderly widow. You will stand amazed at what God accomplishes when we make ourselves available through simple acts of generosity.

This blend of true stories and motivating messages will delight and surprise you as you discover how giving the gifts of time, encouragement, hope, laughter, prayer, hospitality, service, and even forgiveness can have lasting, life-changing impact, not only on the recipient of such gifts but on the giver as well.

Debbie Macomber, through the power of story, invites us to live with open hands, offering who we are and what we have to God, to use in the lives of others. When we do so, lives--including our own--are changed in ways we couldn't have imagined. All it takes is one simple act.

About Debbie Macomber

See more books from this Author
Debbie Macomber, with more than 170 million copies of her books sold worldwide, is one of today's most popular authors. The #1 New York Times bestselling author is best known for her ability to create compelling characters and bring their stories to life in her books. Debbie is a regular resident on numerous bestseller lists, including the New York Times, USA TODAY, and Publishers Weekly. Visit her online at
Published April 5, 2011 by Howard Books. 256 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Self Help. Non-fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for One Simple Act

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Macomber, one of today’s leading fiction writers with more than 100 million books in print, walks a new path with this nonfiction title. “I’ve just got to share the news,” s

Oct 12 2009 | Read Full Review of One Simple Act: Discovering t...


She did, however, take a detour to create her book called, ‘One Simple Act – Discovering the Power of Generosity,’ published in 2009 by Howard Books.

May 02 2011 | Read Full Review of One Simple Act: Discovering t...

Reader Rating for One Simple Act

An aggregated and normalized score based on 145 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes

Rate this book!

Add Review