What’s it about?
Busy lives deserve a healthy dose of simplicity. In this book the authors explore 52 everyday topics that impact the quality of your relationships, work experiences, and the trajectory of your personal life. Based on real-life examples, each chapter presents a simple miracle for the reader to move toward and embrace. By putting into play the calls to action, you’ll open the door to self-improvement, personal growth and healing, and a new perspective on living your best life.
Ranging from serious to simple, the subject matter reveals lessons learned by Hank and Laura, the father-daughter duo who penned this work. Whether you read this book as a motivational resource or a weekly devotional, the simple miracles explored within can transform your present circumstances and change your future – as well as the futures of the people with whom you’re connected.
Heartily pursue these simple miracles and see what transformations you’ll set into motion!
Meet the Authors
Hank Wagner and his amazing wife Pam have two children, Shawn and Laura, and own and operate multiple businesses. To date, they are the proud grandparents of Jackson and Brynlee.
One of their businesses is a fifth-generation dairy farm on which they produce enough milk to provide a glass of milk to over 150,000 people every day. Hank loves to help people understand how leadership impacts every area of life and is the founder of Wagner Leadership Training. Through this business he offers leadership training for dads, parents and teens, in addition to individual and group mentoring or coaching.
Hank has been involved in many organizations, has held numerous leadership roles and shares his insights via several platforms. In addition to writing articles for various print publications and having authored the book “Teachable Moments”, he is a regularly featured contributor for Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW) Podcasts.
A frequent speaker across the United States and internationally, Hank is passionate about the topic of personal growth and development, leadership and adding value to others. He believes nothing is more important in life than people and he’s committed to helping others be more aware of their potential for success in all areas of life.
Laura (Wagner) Raatz was born and raised in a small town in Wisconsin on her family farm. Having played on the University of Wisconsin-Marinette basketball team, she graduated with an associate’s degree from that northeastern Wisconsin university.
Laura is happily married to Tyler and loves spending time with their fur-babies. Devoted to making a difference in the lives of those around her, she is a motivational writer and speaker, owns a leadership training business with her father as well as a vacation-rental business. An independent consultant with two companies, she also does missionary work and is part owner of her family’s fifth-generation dairy farm. She loves CrossFit and enjoys being active in sports throughout the year. She enjoys hunting, fishing and camping with family and friends. Laura has coached basketball on all levels for many years.
Having become interested in writing after reading her father’s book, “Teachable Moments”, she’s grateful for the opportunity to partner with him on this project. Laura is excited to make an impact on others by sharing her personal testimonies and the resulting lessons she’s learned.