The writings of Helen Steiner Rice, who is often referred to as the "poet laureate of inspirational verse", have been a source of comfort and inspiration to millions of people throughout the world. Learn about the life of this prolific writer and her triumphs and tragedies.

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The Poems and Prayers of Helen Steiner Rice

Poems by Helen Steiner Rice
Compiled by Virginia J. Ruehlmann

Available at local bookstores and may be ordered from Baker Book House by calling toll-free 1-800-877-2665.

With more poems and prayers than there are days in the year, this book will provide inspiration, encouragement, and comfort for every season and event in life.

Helen Steiner Rice

Helen Steiner Rice's
10 Commandments

The personal commandments of Helen Steiner Rice emphasized optimism:

1. Thou shalt be happy

2. Thou shalt use thy talents to make others glad.

3. Thou shalt rise above defeat and trouble.

4. Thou shalt look upon each day as a new day.

5. Thou shalt always do thy best and leave the rest to God.

6. Thou shalt not waste thy time and energy in useless worry.

7. Thou shalt look only on the bright side of life.

8. Thou shalt not be afraid of tomorrow.

9. Thou shalt have a kind word and a kind deed for everyone.

10. Thou shalt say each morning -- I am a child of God and nothing can hurt me.

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