Peggie O'Neill has left behind a beautiful book which reminds us that "earth has no sorrow that heaven can't heal. "In all the juggling that life demands of all of us, this book is a great reminder that although we all have suffering at one time or another, we can accomplish our purpose in life without the struggle." It all begins with a daily discipline of giving yourself the gift of time alone everyday with God. Juggle Without Struggle is a novel that invites the reader on a journey toward finding daily inner peace contained in 5 secrets, 4 weeks, and nine minutes.
Just some of the chapters addressed in this novel:
About the Author:
Peggie (Wolfington) O’Neill was a native Philadelphian. The daughter of Eustace and Mary Margaret (Hayden) Wolfington, Peg was raised in Overbrook, Pennsylvania with six brothers and two sisters. Growing up in a household full of love, laughter and affirmation made her the dynamic woman who, throughout her life, touched so many. She and Frank O’Neill were married 54 years, raised six sons, and were blessed with 16 grandchildren. Peg considered her greatest gift and role to be that of wife, mother, and grandmother.
Additionally, Peg worked in corporate America, founding her own consulting company. Over the years she inspired many to follow their passions. Peg authored communication-training programs for corporations such as Ford Motor Company and Carey International. Peg’s passion for life and desire to help others led her to serve on numerous Boards and during her life of service she received multiple awards of recognition from business groups, charities, and the Catholic Church. Peggie O’Neill was always connecting people to one another. She did this in many ways. She was a humble instrument in answering God’s call when asked to host her own TV show, “Passionate Leaders, Powerful People.” She later began a holy hour to pray for priestly vocations which grew to over 5000 prayer warriors praying at the same hour every week. All of this and more resulted from a pivotal moment in Peg’s own prayer life.
It all began in 1965 when she followed the advice of a dear friend to make time for herself to pray every morning. That led to a daily routine Peg called the ‘Peace Way’ that she practiced for 46 years until she died of bladder cancer in September 2011. Juggle Without Struggle is Peg’s gift to the world. It is her passionate legacy that she was determined to leave behind for her family, friends, and those she spent 278 Juggle Without Struggle hours with in chemotherapy and radiation treatment. Peggie O’Neill labored in her last days to capture the grace-filled wisdom that God blessed her with by writing this book as a significant part of her “Courage of One” outreach. It was her greatest desire to help others to connect (or re-connect) with God through the ‘Peace Way’ to discover their own inner strength and peace, so that they, too, could live life to the fullest every single day.
A special note:
The family of Peggie O'Neill (author of Juggle Without Struggle) and the staff of Courage of One wishes to clarify for readers that there will be no financial donations from the proceeds of their books made to the University of Pennsylvania or to any entity that supports Embryonic Stem Cell Research. The family originally inquired about this prior to the first printing of Juggle Without Struggle and were told that this was not an issue. Upon recent discovery they have found that the University of Pennsylvania has a current stated position in support of embryonic stem cell research and receives funding for this type of controversial research. Furthermore, they want to be clear that there has been no financial donations from the proceeds of the books to date to the University of Pennsylvania.