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To Dance with Dolphins [PDF / EPUB] To Dance with Dolphins Twenty one year old Claire Murray has suffered from a mysterious disease for years Her social circle has shrunk to a small support group for people with chronic illness and disability But what if life Twenty one year old Claire Murray has suffered from a mysterious disease for years Her social circle has shrunk to a small support group for people with chronic illness and disability But what if life could be about than doctors, pain, and medications Claire and three others old grouch Tom, hippy holdout Willow, and moody Taylor hatch plans for a cross country trip to swim with To Dance MOBI :ß the dolphins in Florida Only a day into the trip, they unexpectedly need help And who happens to be hitchhiking along the highway but a young, good looking loner named Sean Sullivan However, the last thing he wants is to be harnessed to a bunch of ailing travelers Though the journey proves difficult, following God s plan might be even harder Will they find the courage to follow their dreams and dare to live again.


About the Author: Bonnie Leon

Bonnie Leon is the author of twenty three novels, including the recently released One Hundred Valleys, To Dance With Dolphins, the popular Alaskan Skies and bestselling The Journey of Eleven MoonsBonnie s books are being read internationally and she hears from readers in Australia, Europe, and even Africa She enjoys speaking for women s groups and teaching at writing seminars and conventions These days, her time To Dance MOBI :ß is filled with writing, being a grandmother and relishing precious time with her aged mother Bonnie and her husband, Greg, live in Southern Oregon They have three grown children and eight grandchildrenYou can find bonnie athttps bonnieleon.



10 thoughts on “To Dance with Dolphins

  1. says:

    This latest book of Bonnie s is a change of pace from her historical fiction.On the surface this is a story of 4 people setting off on an adventure to swim with wild dolphins in Florida As we become acquainted with them, we find that each has a disability that has become what defines them as a person, except perhaps for Willow She is a woman of faith who does what she can to work through her chronic pain and back problems Each character has times of testing of mind, body and spirit, including This latest book of Bonnie s is a change of pace from her historical fiction.On the surface this is a story of 4 people setting off on an adventure to swim with wild dolphins in Florida As we become acquainted with them, we find that each has a disability that has become what defines them as a person, except perhaps for Willow She is a woman of faith who does what she can to work through her chronic pain and back problems Each character has times of testing of mind, body and spirit, including the young male hitchhiker who joined them shortly after their trip began There are moments of weakness and apparent failure, but those begin to cement the five of them together I love how the author has woven her own faith and physical journey with those of her characters This book is definitely worth reading and I would recommend it especially to those who desire something that is uplifting andthan it appears on the surface


  2. says:

    To Dance with Dolphins is a life changing book on several different levels Many of the scenes were described so vividly I felt as if I was riding in the RV Intermixed with the conversations between the characters, they talked about deep topics, such as grief and their doubts about finding love These issues are often faced in silence among people with disabilities.I have cerebral palsy and my ex husband has mental illness People with mental or physical disabilities are often put in a box The To Dance with Dolphins is a life changing book on several different levels Many of the scenes were described so vividly I felt as if I was riding in the RV Intermixed with the conversations between the characters, they talked about deep topics, such as grief and their doubts about finding love These issues are often faced in silence among people with disabilities.I have cerebral palsy and my ex husband has mental illness People with mental or physical disabilities are often put in a box The adventure that these characters take in this book isthan they bargained for At the end they receive healing and hope Their conversations are inter mixed with thoughts all disabled people have such as, grief over their circumstances and what if Bonnie chiseled away at the myth that having special needs inhibits us from giving or receiving love.It will give the reader enjoyment and many insight


  3. says:

    To Dance With DolphinsBonnie brings to life four characters brought together by their support group They decide that despite chronic illness and hidden disabilities they are going to follow a shared dream of traveling to Florida They decide to prove to themselves and family that they can embark on this adventure, on their own.Though hired to be the driver, Sean finds he has a lot in common with this interesting group.Through their time together and looking out for each other they find themse To Dance With DolphinsBonnie brings to life four characters brought together by their support group They decide that despite chronic illness and hidden disabilities they are going to follow a shared dream of traveling to Florida They decide to prove to themselves and family that they can embark on this adventure, on their own.Though hired to be the driver, Sean finds he has a lot in common with this interesting group.Through their time together and looking out for each other they find themselves focusing on one another rather than themselves Oh, they still have disabilities that they must live with There is also a very real emotional aspect that goes along with it This is the journey they embark on, the successes they enjoy and the relationships that develop Bonnie Leon has taken on an unconventional topic, yet one many people are acquainted with either personally or through a loved one This is a look at the story of Claire, Willow, Tom, Taylor and Sean


  4. says:

    This is a beautiful, well told story by veteran author, Bonnie Leon When a mishmashed group of people with disabilities goes on a cross country adventure, the unlikeliest tests of love, faith, courage, and friendship ensue As I read this story, it occurred to me how easily we can misunderstand the symptoms and struggles people with chronic issues deal with Even people with issues themselves can be shortsighted to one another s suffering Not every ailment is visible and it s heartbreaking to This is a beautiful, well told story by veteran author, Bonnie Leon When a mishmashed group of people with disabilities goes on a cross country adventure, the unlikeliest tests of love, faith, courage, and friendship ensue As I read this story, it occurred to me how easily we can misunderstand the symptoms and struggles people with chronic issues deal with Even people with issues themselves can be shortsighted to one another s suffering Not every ailment is visible and it s heartbreaking to see how often people who need the most support and encouragement can be misunderstood and mistreated This compelling story gives a glimpse of disability with sensitivity, grace, humor, and romance This story is a must read If you or anyone you love suffers with any kind of debilitation, it s a double must read


  5. says:

    What a beautiful story, Bonnie has done it again I am a big fan of her work, but you could tell that this story was a lotpersonal for Bonnie The story of Claire, Willow, Taylor, Tom and Sean starts as what seems like an impossible dream There are problems along the way, but their trust in God and each other proves that no matter what disability each one of them may have, they could overcome the, to live a wonderful life Their quest to drive from Oregon to Florida to swim with the dol What a beautiful story, Bonnie has done it again I am a big fan of her work, but you could tell that this story was a lotpersonal for Bonnie The story of Claire, Willow, Taylor, Tom and Sean starts as what seems like an impossible dream There are problems along the way, but their trust in God and each other proves that no matter what disability each one of them may have, they could overcome the, to live a wonderful life Their quest to drive from Oregon to Florida to swim with the dolphins ends up being the beginning of a new way of life for all of them If you haven t read any of Bonnie s books you should and this one is truly amazing


  6. says:

    Unusual and compellingThe writer has a deep empathy with the many layers of suffering and depression of those with disabilities The story keeps the reader s attention on the next traumatic challenge Well done.


  7. says:

    I just finished this book while camping It is a very touching book about 4 people learning to live with a disability Not everything is physical, people have hurts we never see They all grow through this book and learn where God wants them I highly recommend this book


  8. says:

    Claire Murray jest pi kn 22 letni dziewczyn powinna prowadzi aktywne ycie, sp dza czas z r wie nikami, cieszy si swoj m odo ci Niestety nie jest to mo liwe, poniewa Claire od lat cierpi na dysautonomi , chorob , przez kt r dziewczyna codziennie zmaga si z b lem i ograniczeniami w asnego cia a Nie chce jednak, by choroba definiowa a ca e jej ycie, dlatego zgadza si wyruszy w kilkumiesi czn podr samochodem kempingowym, wraz z tr jk znajomych z grupy wsparcia cierpi cym na Claire Murray jest pi kn 22 letni dziewczyn powinna prowadzi aktywne ycie, sp dza czas z r wie nikami, cieszy si swoj m odo ci Niestety nie jest to mo liwe, poniewa Claire od lat cierpi na dysautonomi , chorob , przez kt r dziewczyna codziennie zmaga si z b lem i ograniczeniami w asnego cia a Nie chce jednak, by choroba definiowa a ca e jej ycie, dlatego zgadza si wyruszy w kilkumiesi czn podr samochodem kempingowym, wraz z tr jk znajomych z grupy wsparcia cierpi cym na stwardnienie rozsiane Tomem, chor na fibromialgi Willow oraz Taylor, kt ra zmaga si z chorob afektywn dwubiegunow Ich cel to przejecha przez ca y kraj od Oregonu a na Floryd eby pop ywa z delfinami Wydawa oby si , e to szalony plan, a w tpliwo ci pojawiaj si ju pierwszego dnia, kiedy z e samopoczucie Toma nie pozwala mu na prowadzenie kampera Wtedy jednak pojawia si Sean, kt ry zgadza si zosta ich kierowc , chocia podr owanie z grup niepe nosprawnych jest ostatni rzecz , na jak ma ochot G bokie rany, jakie nosi w sercu, powstrzymuj go przed przywi zaniem si do os b, kt rych yciem rz dzi choroba, nawet tak licznych, jak Claire Co wyniknie z tej niezwyk ej podr y Czy czw rka przyjaci udowodni sobie i wiatu, e mog y pe ni ycia, mimo swoich ogranicze Ta cz c z delfinami z pewno ci jest dla Bonnie Leon powie ci bardzo osobist , jako e opisywane przez ni choroby i ograniczenia to dla niej chleb codzienny sama od lat jest niepe nosprawna, wskutek wypadku samochodowego, a do tego jej c rka cierpi na kilka chronicznych chor b, uniemo liwiaj cych jej normalne ycie Mimo to autorka nie stworzy a ksi ki przygn biaj cej, z kt rej wylewa yby si fale alu i goryczy, ale wr cz przeciwnie lektura tej powie ci podnosi na duchu, wywo uje u miech na twarzy i pozwala spojrze na cierpienie z nowej, Bo ej perspektywy Podobnie jak w przypadku Si gaj c chmur tej samej autorki, najmocniejszym elementem powie ci s bohaterowie, kt rzy z pozoru stanowi mieszank wybuchow , a jednak w trakcie wsp lnej podr y ich znajomo przeradza si w prawdziw przyja Mamy delikatn , spokojn Claire, kt ra mimo g bokiej wiary skrywa w sercu bunt przeciwko swojemu losowi, Toma zrz dliwego starszego cz owieka, kt rego wyprawa zmienia nie do poznania, Willow dusz towarzystwa, we wszystkim dooko a dostrzegaj c r k Boga, Taylor opryskliw i irytuj c trzydziestolatk , marz c o karierze jako piosenkarka country, a tak e Seana przystojnego m czyzn o dobrym sercu, ciganego jednak przez demony przesz o ci Z zainteresowaniem ledzi am, jak rozwijaj si ich wzajemne relacje, jak powoli przezwyci aj dziel ce ich r nice, jak staj si dla siebie wsparciem, pomoc i prawdziw rodzin Kolejnym plusem tej ksi ki, zw aszcza dla os b, kt re marz o odwiedzeniu Stan w Zjednoczonych, jest przedstawiona na jej kartach podr przez ca y kraj Chocia do USA nigdy mnie nie ci gn o, to jednak lubi powie ci z motywem drogi, a opisy miejsc, odwiedzonych przez naszych bohater w, by y naprawd interesuj ce, od du ych miast, przez ma e miasteczka i kr te g rskie drogi, a po muzea i parki narodowe Po lekturze takiej ksi ki a ma si ochot wsi w samoch d, najlepiej z grup przyjaci , i wybra si na d ug wycieczk Chocia Ta cz c z delfinami generalnie jest powie ci optymistyczn , nie brakuje w niej te trudnych moment w, ludzkiego cierpienia, zmaga ze s abo ci i b lem, codziennych trosk chorego cz owieka Bonnie Leon nie upi ksza rzeczywisto ci, ale pokazuje, e to od nas zale y, czy chcemy skupia si na trudno ciach i by nieszcz liwi, czy pomimo wszystkiego czerpa z ycia rado i zaufa Bo emu planowi dla naszego ycia Polecam wszystkim t pi kn opowie o pokonywaniu w asnych ogranicze i s abo ci, o przyja ni, o mi o ci i o wspania ym Bo ym pokoju, kt ry przewy sza wszelki rozum Flp 4,7


  9. says:

    This book is the story of four people, all very different but connected because of one thing they have in common chronic Illness This is the first book that I have ever read where the main character has a disability and the thoughts, feelings and struggles that Claire experiences are just so real and raw It was inspiring to see how Claire handled herself, to see how others despite their limitations, battled with all their hearts to achieve and receive their deep hearts desires whilst on thei This book is the story of four people, all very different but connected because of one thing they have in common chronic Illness This is the first book that I have ever read where the main character has a disability and the thoughts, feelings and struggles that Claire experiences are just so real and raw It was inspiring to see how Claire handled herself, to see how others despite their limitations, battled with all their hearts to achieve and receive their deep hearts desires whilst on their holiday Quote of the book We need to live in the now of life, it can t be about how much we suffered yesterday or what we might face tomorrow It s about today And today was good In the magnificent wonderful story telling way that Bonnie Leon is so very gifted in, we get to see how these people learn how to live and not just exist in life What a awesome powerful story I absolutely loved it Thank you Bonnie for writing this book


  10. says:

    One of the BEST books I ve read in awhile This story was so encouraging and uplifting I read it in less than two days, because it was that good Even if you removed the lovely romance part of the book, the story would still be incredible, so it was not cheesy at all This was such a heartfelt and relatable story I laughed, I cried, I cheered What an inspirational story I originally signed up to receive a free copy via a giveaway here on goodreads, but when I didn t when I knew I had to buy One of the BEST books I ve read in awhile This story was so encouraging and uplifting I read it in less than two days, because it was that good Even if you removed the lovely romance part of the book, the story would still be incredible, so it was not cheesy at all This was such a heartfelt and relatable story I laughed, I cried, I cheered What an inspirational story I originally signed up to receive a free copy via a giveaway here on goodreads, but when I didn t when I knew I had to buy it It sounded too good, and too different, to let this story slip through my fingers, and boy, was I right I am sharing this story with all of my friends You ve got to read this is my current motto I look forward to readingfrom Bonnie, she is a wonderful, heartfelt writer I yearn to write like her, with such passion and heart What a wonderful story


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