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On Fire Audiobook

On Fire: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life

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Publisher's Summary

In the best-selling tradition of Brene Brown's Daring Greatly and Nick Vujicic's Life Without Limits comes a rousing seven-step plan for living a life on fire, filled with hope and possibility - from an inspirational speaker who survived a near-fatal fire at the age of nine and now runs a successful business inspiring people all around the world.

When John O'Leary was nine years old, he was almost killed in a devastating house fire. With burns on 100 percent of his body, O'Leary mustered an almost unimaginable amount of inner strength just to survive the ordeal. The insights he gained through this experience and the heroes who stepped into his life to help him through the journey - his family, the medical staff, and total strangers - changed his life. Now he is committed to living life to the fullest and inspiring others to do the same.

An incredible and emotionally honest account of triumph over tragedy, On Fire contains O'Leary's reflections on being that little boy, the life-giving choices made then, and the resulting lessons he learned. O'Leary very clearly shares that without the right people providing the right guidance at the right time, he never would have made it through those five months in the hospital, let alone the years that followed as he struggled to regain mobility, embrace his story, and ignite clarity of his life's purpose.

On Fire encourages us to seize the power to choose our paths and transform our lives from mundane to extraordinary. Once we stop thinking solely on the big moments in our lives, we can begin to focus on those smaller opportunities that tend to pass us by. These are the events - the inflection points in our lives - that can determine how we feel about life now, where we are headed in the future, and how many lives we can impact along the way. We can't always choose the paths we walk, but we can choose how we walk them. Empowering, inspiring, remarkably honest, and heartfelt, O'Leary's strength and incredible spirit shine through in every minute.

©2016 John O'Leary (P)2016 Simon & Schuster

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    Amazon Customer South Africa 04/06/2017
    Amazon Customer South Africa 04/06/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "One of the best books I have read! "

    I AM INSPIRED! What an amazing testimony of courage. This is absolutely a must to read.

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    loved it. I will be definitely listening to this again. What an inspiring story & Man.

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    Cassie 03/11/2016
    Cassie 03/11/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "I cried. A LOT."

    So inspiring. Made me laugh, cry, and grit my teeth with determination to make better choices and take responsibility for my life. Thank you John. Please come to Australia soon!

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    Amazon Customer 22/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Wow"

    this book was: Amazing. Inspiring. Gut-wrenching and tear-jerking. thankyou for sharing your journey John OLeary.

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    Jane 04/05/2016
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    What did you like most about On Fire?

    I loved every part of the book!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of On Fire?

    From sports celebrities, to family, to nurses and janitors, it is amazing to hear how each one played a part in John's story


    What does John O'Leary bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    If this book wasn't in audio version, I would most likely never have read it. Thanks for narrating your story John.


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    There were some parts of the story which really struck home, his relationship with his dad. It was nice to hear a story that didn't involve an emotionally disturbed childhood.


    Any additional comments?

    Everyone should read this book, everyone will get something out of it.

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    25/09/16
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    "Ah-mazing"

    So inspiring! Get this book, read it and get out there and LIVE! Don't forget the tissues because it's an emotional read at time, but well worth it!

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  • Luke Burton
    31/03/16
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    "Great Lessons"

    I had heard John's story before. But the lessons he brings in this book that he had to learn much harder than most of us ever will are inspiring. It proves that excuses are just that, and if you want to be successful only you can make that choice.

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  • A User
    2/06/17
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    "Heart on Fire"

    This book is incredible. hearing John's relentless commitment not to only to his recovery but to leading a life beyond what anyone thought could be possible and inspiring millions behind him yo take lessons from his story is so humbling. I heard John speak this year and was prpfpubdlt moved by his energy and soul. I now feel like I life my life with my heart on fire. Thank you John!!

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  • Kristin Thielsen
    1/06/17
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    "Incredible Story, Get Fired Up!"

    Amazing book. The author's passion and love of life comes through so clearly in his voice and words. This book should be read by everyone no matter what stage of your life you're in.

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  • LishyLou
    31/05/17
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    "Great inspiration"

    Taking the first step to purchase and listen to this book, can dramatically change your perception of life and help you to live it to the fullest. In love and in faith. Thank you John for your gift of this story. May God continue in His way to bless you and your family.

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  • amanda
    21/05/17
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    "AMAZING story"

    Loved this book from start to finish. Highly recommend to everyone who needs some inspiration in their life. Read it, you won't regret it.

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  • Cory
    12/05/17
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    "inspirational story read by an amazing author"

    Couldn't put it down. Clung to every word waiting to have the time to come back to it and listen to the next chapter. What an amazing story and spark for my life. Well done John O'Leary

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  • Jenny
    11/05/17
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    "Outstanding"

    I can't say enough about this. Outstanding barely scratches the surface of this book. I will take this information to heart.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mia Montagliani
    9/05/17
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    "A beautiful inspired story"

    Against incredible odds a little boy of 9 survives a fire. He grows up, and despite his lifelong injuries, he goes onto live a full life. In this book John O'Leary shares his trials, tribulations and how the love and actions of many others buoyed him. This book will inspire a new generous and loving mindset. Thanks John! I surely hope he comes to Australia one day to share his inspiration.

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  • Wycliffe
    4/05/17
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    "no excuses after hearing this story of success"

    What an awesome story with lessons throughout. Loved John's transparency of the struggle/victory and those that helped in the journey

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  • Melanie
    24/06/17
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    "John O'Leary - On Fire"

    Quite simply one of the most inspiring, incredible books I have ever read & listened to. I have seen John on stage & he is a beautiful man, inside & out. An absolute MUST READ/LISTEN!

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  • Mrs E. Whapshott
    21/06/17
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    "An uplifting tear jirker!"

    Oh this book is a real tear jurker. Makes you think about those less fortunate, your own children and family and how you use, or don't use your time.

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  • Nikie
    6/06/17
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    "inspiring and motivational"

    well told and a must read for anyone struggling to find a purpose. thank you John for sharing your story

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  • Kindle Customer
    30/04/17
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    "I believe it is the best book i read so far"

    What an amazing book i cried so many times for people generosity through this young boy bravery, for his parents wisdom and his family kindness amazing book and an amazing performance by the writer himself loved every single second of it inspired me and my kids as we all listened to him in the car I wish him all the best. you have to read it.

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  • Jason
    15/04/17
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    "highly inspirational and emotional"

    this is a true story about a little boys fight for life after an accident and how that fight is a parallel, and his success is an inspiration, for all our lives

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  • V Roarty
    9/03/17
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    "Inspirational."

    This audio will change my life- I know it. I listened with a lump in my throat for the most part. It's uplifting, inspiring , humbling, motivating and everything else in between.
    The best book of its type I've come across.

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  • Kara
    8/03/17
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    "Incredible"

    Such a moving and inspiring story. Truly heartfelt! Highly recommend to everyone. There is no way this book will not touch your heart!

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