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Any Minute

by Joyce Meyer & Deborah Bedford
Read by Ellen Archer


" is impossible to be both selfish and happy at the same time..." —Grandma Annie, Any Minute.

Sarah Harper is a wife, mother, investment broker, and an amazing multi-tasker. She is driven at all she does, and fellow brokers in the Chicago financial district like to tease her about it. Her boss considers her the best and expects her to be available at all hours.† Her unpaid assistant Leo wants to be like her and makes his own personal sacrifices. Unfortunately, behind every driven person is a past. Sarahís is revealed when she visits her parents.

Sarahís daughter is Kate. To keep Kate safe, Sarah monitors the nanny via nannyratingdotcom. The nanny is making her own personal sacrifices to care for Kate. Sarahís son, Mitchell, likes the Cubs. When he goes to a Cubs game with his dad, he gets a rare glimpse of the man called Wingtip, in the scoreboard—the old fashioned board with scores set by hand. Joe, Sarahís husband, canít see Wingtip but wishes Sarah would join them as promised. When Sarah breaks her promise, it puts a wall of hurt and distrust between her and her little family. The wall grows with each disappointment. When Sarah tries to outrun common sense, she experiences regrets and "life on the other side." And thatís when the story really begins...

Any Minute is an inspiring yet haunting story about lifeís disappointments and supernatural deliverance. With a theme similar to Angels in the Outfield, Meyer offers a story about Sarah, a professional and a scheduler in everything but her passing... The book is well-written. The story and the dialogue flow. The characters, each with their own stories, are genuine. Being an inspirational novel, there are religious references, but the authors donít knock listeners over the head with them.

Actress and 2007 Audie Award winner, Ellen Archer, narrates Any Minute. The reading is gentle, articulate and persuasive as each characterís view is presented. Archer also narrates Meyerís first novel The Penny—a 2008 Audie Award Nominee.

The Penny (a novel) [audio]
Any Minute (a novel) [audio]
Approval Addiction


Battlefield of the Mind   
The Confident Woman
The Power of Simple Prayer   
The Love Revolution   
Never Give Up!   
Eat the Cookie, Buy the Shoes   
The Secret to True Happiness 
New Day New You  
Look Great, Feel Great  
In Pursuit of Peace  
I Dare You
100 Ways to Simplify Your Life 
Seven Things That Steal Your Joy
How to Hear From God  
Knowing God Intimately  
Starting Your Day Right /
Ending Your Day Right Box Set  
Living Beyond Your Feelings
Do Yourself a Favor...Forgive
Power Thoughts
Power Thoughts Devotional
Change Your Words, Change Your Life
[audio 1 ] [audio 2]
Trusting God Day by Day
Making Good Habits Break Bad Habits
The Approval Fix
You Can Begin Again
God's Greatest Gift
Power Words
Closer to God Each Day
The Mind Connection
Me and My Big Mouth!
Let God Fight Your Battles
Living Courageously
Good Health, Good Life
The Power of Being Thankful
Get Your Hopes Up!
The Battle Belongs to the Lord
Worry-Free Living


The Book

Hachette Audio / Faith Words
June 30, 2009
Audio CD / Abridged edition / Appx 5.5 hrs / 5 CDs
1600246303 / 978-1600246302
Fiction / Inspirational /† Family

The Reviewer

Brenda Weeaks
Reviewed 2009
© 2009