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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
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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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  • Jessie
    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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  • Amazon Customer
    19/08/17
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    "truly inspirational"

    I loved it. It made me cry, laugh and reflect on my own life. I listened to the audible which was wonderful because the listener can hear O'Leary's emotion as he recounts his tragedy leading to beautiful moments of human kindness which led him to a life full of confidence and gratitude.

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  • Kevin Lammers
    18/08/17
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    "Inspirational"

    What an amazing story! The story of John's life is truly a testament to the work of God and the amazing things that you can accomplish through him.

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  • Garrison Reekers
    14/08/17
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    "Encouraging"

    I heard about the book and could not wait to get it. Glad I got the audio version. It is always great when the author reads the book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kelly L. Smalling
    2/08/17
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    "Life Changing!"

    This is such a powerful and inspiring true story full of applicable information for life.

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  • Tania
    1/08/17
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    "loved it!"

    loved it, was sad when it was over - but it was such a powerful and inspirational story! thank you for the vulnerability to share it!

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  • me
    31/07/17
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    "everyone ought to"

    EVERYONE ought to read this book! I'm going to recommend this one too everyone close and whenever I get the chance to others also.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Nix
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    28/07/17
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    "absolutely outstanding!"

    I literally cannot wait to listen to this book again! Not only is the content and challenges Within motivational in and of itself, but it's like attending a conference with John as the speaker. now that I've listened to it once, I will have my pencil and paper handy so that I can take notes of all of the amazing thoughts I want to reflect on again. Not to mention I want my husband to listen to it with me.

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  • Lisa
    27/07/17
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    "Listen to this book! And then go live life."

    This book captures what many of us are looking to understand - what holds us back from truly living. An inspiring, moving read that speaks to everyone.

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  • Esther Nagle
    10/08/17
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    "so many years, so much awe!"

    what an amazing story. I cried big heartfelt tears listening to this, imagining what John and his family went through, but wow, what an incredible story of love, hope, resilience and faith! Thank you so much for choosing to live!

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  • Miss N Cook
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    1/08/17
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    "Moved me to tears"

    One of the most inspirational books I have ever read...and I've read a lot! Choose love over fear, always.

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  • J Wu
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    2/07/17
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    "Makes you want to release your potential!"

    This touching story shows how one little boy overcame the odds and created a life that is both inspired and inspiring. If this doesn't make you want to be the better version of yourself, I don't know what else will! Ignite your life now!

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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.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • 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!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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