Published Author Releases ‘May God Bless You’ Based on a True Story

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An inspirational book woven to explore and elaborate spiritual virtues -- an uplifting read that will nourish anyone’s spiritual journey

A family book masterpiece dashed with thoughts on faith, belief, laughter, and inspiration will surely delight and motivate readers as author Dr. Joel Jimenez eloquently pens May God Bless You: Be A Fisher of Men. Released through Xlibris, this compelling book will take anyone on a unique spiritual journey to achieve a better understanding of themselves and take a fulfilling walk with God through His Words.

A sundry collection of Bible passages, words of wisdom other interesting and insightful articles, May God Bless You: Be A Fisher of Men is a compelling book that lifts readers up by allowing them to feel the presence of God and remember His teachings at all time. Moved by the power of the Holy Spirit, Jimenez makes this an unforgettable read as he distinctively presents the contents of this book in a unique format. The words of wisdom from the Bible is deftly woven to explore and elaborate spiritual virtues such as faith, hope, and love through the use of acrostics—a form of writing in which the first letter, syllable or word of each line, paragraph or other recurring feature in the text spells out a word or a message.

Aside from spiritual nuggets, this book has a little bit of everything else. It includes witty and mundane quips and quotes, exceptional mementos of the author’s younger years and pictures of inspiration. An uplifting read for those who are depressed, an easy-read for those who want a good laugh, and an answer for those whose minds are perplexed, May God Bless You: Be A Fisher of Men definitely leaves a permanent mark in the readers’ mind.

Readers can also get hold of the thicker, longer, black and white edition of this book, with more inspirational and interesting articles. For more information, interested parties may log on to

About the Author
Joel Jimenez is a native of the Philippines. He thinks he is a hybrid- that he has a mixture of Filipino, Spanish, German and Chinese blood. He has an M.D. degree. In fact, two of them - Doctor of Medicine and Marriage Degree. When he works, he treats and heals patients and when he goes home, he cooks for his wife and children. He has to please his wife otherwise he is in big trouble. Jimenez’ wife was his classmate in medical school and at present she is his roommate. They are blessed with three beautiful and obedient children.

They both finished their medical education at Far Eastern University, Manila, Philippines in the 1980s and continued their Internal Medicine Residency at Woodhull Hospital, Brooklyn, New York in the 1990s. Their subspecialty is making beautiful children, with God’s blessing. They are both practicing Internists in Southwestern US somewhere between Canada and Mexico. His wife came to the US in 1985 as an immigrant who later obtained her US Citizenship and subsequently petitioned him.

May God Bless You * by Joel Jimenez, M.D.
Publication Date: November 19, 2010
Picture Book; $31.99; 64 pages; 978-1-4535-8040-0
Picture Book Hardcover; $41.99; 64 pages; 978-1-4535-8041-7
Trade Paperback; $23.99; 424 pages; 978-1-4500-8557-1
Trade Hardback; $34.99; 424 pages; 978-1-4500-8558-8
eBook; $9.99;978-1-4500-8559-5

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7879. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.

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