A Jump-Start for a Healthy Spirit in new Book "Grow Your Own Penicillin"

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Author, Ellenor Eubanks Shepherd, adds a dose of penicillin to ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’

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With depression being one of the most diagnosed diseases in the US, Ellenor Eubanks Shepherd says daily doses of penicillin are just what the Great Physician prescribed for spiritual healing and happiness.

In Grow Your Own Penicillin, Shepherd presents a combination of 72 reflections, verses, poems and narratives that aspire to teach faith in a unique and non-intimidating way. With stories that can be easily be scattered throughout the week, these doses of “good mold” help readers jump-start their immune system by reading a chapter when the Good Doctor orders.

These “prescriptions” help in seeking answers, comfort, God or just laughter. Equipped with ways to gain a happier and healthier spirit, Grow Your Own Penicillin provides the encouragement and hope that each “patient” can read for a livened spirit and inspiration.

“This book can resonate with the those requesting answers or just laughter,” says Shepherd. “It can be used as inspiration, whether it is read in increments or in its entirety because each chapter has a specific and special prescription to life’s problems.”

Grow Your Own Penicillin: words prescribed for a happy and healthy spirit
By Ellenor Eubanks Shepherd
ISBN: (SC) 978-1-4497-7750-0, (HC) 978-1-4497-6969-7, (E) 978-1-4525-7749-4
Pages: 142
Price: (SC) $13.50
Available at http://www.westbowpress.com, http://www.amazon.com, and http://www.barnesandnoble.com

About the author
Currently, Ellenor Shepherd is a volunteer Adjunct Chaplain at her local hospital and church, as well as the co-chair of Homebound Communion Ministry. She received her Bachelor of Music in Voice, with a minor in Music Education from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. She has three sons and five grandchildren and lives in Greensboro, NC.

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