By Phil Robertson, Mark Schlabach
This no-holds-barred autobiography chronicles the awesome lifetime of Phil Robertson, the unique Duck Commander and Duck Dynasty® superstar, from early formative years throughout the founding of a relations business.
LIVING THE DREAM
Duck calls—though the resource of his livelihood—are now not what makes Phil Robertson the fellow he's at the present time. while requested what issues in his lifestyles, he’s quickly to claim, “Faith, family members, ducks—in that order.”
It isn’t usually individual can stay a dream, yet Phil Robertson, aka The Duck Commander, has confirmed that it really is attainable with imaginative and prescient, exertions, supporting fingers, and an unshakable religion within the Almighty. Phil’s is the striking tale of 1 guy who the decision he obtained from God and shortly after invented a duck name that might commence an immense trip to the existence he had consistently dreamed of for himself and his relatives. within the love of his state, his relatives, and his maker, Phil has eventually chanced on the constituents to the “good lifestyles” he continually wanted.
if you happen to ever finally end up sitting face-to-face with Phil, you’ll see that his enthusiasm and fervour for duck looking and the Lord isn't any act—it is actually who he is.
If you’ve watched the exceptionally renowned A&E® application Duck Dynasty®, the famed Phil Robertson. As patriarch of the Robertson extended family and author of Duck Commander duck calls, he fearlessly leads his family members in a in charge paintings ethic and an energetic faith.
yet what you don’t recognize is his existence sooner than the exhibit. within the pages of this e-book, you’ll study of Phil’s colourful previous and his wild highway to the “happy, satisfied, satisfied” existence he leads at the present time. ahead of the “happy,” Phil’s ardour for the outside and wild dwelling led him down a few shady paths. As a tender husband and father, he turned the owner of a coarse bar and lived a lifestyles, as he says, of “romping, stomping, and ripping” for a few years. He even left his spouse and younger boys for a quick interval of time.
via all of it, Phil Robertson has lived his lifestyles as a “called” guy. known as to stay off the land, referred to as to depart a starring position in Louisiana Tech soccer (playing prior to Terry Bradshaw) for duck looking, known as to wild residing, referred to as to create a brand new form of duck call—and eventually, referred to as to keep on with God and lead a lifetime of faith.
during this eye-opening and rousing ebook, you’ll locate tales that may surprise you, in addition to those who will encourage you. You’ll get to understand the fellow at the back of the legend, and you’ll come away greater for it.
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