Plane Truths for Living
We don’t have to live long before learning that life is not always on a smooth path. If we’re honest, we must admit that many of the bumps in the road are caused by our own roughness. A plan to make our path straight and our rough places smooth is extremely valuable – and that is exactly what you have in “Plane Truths for Living.”
When you finish this book you will have accomplished two things. First, you will learn more about a simple hand plane than you know today. Second, you will have an opportunity to learn and be inspired by nineteen truths that can be applied to your daily life. These facts, when taken to heart, have the ability to change how you live and relate to those around you.
John C. Rollins has captured his journey in print so that others can learn the importance of slowing down, spending time in quiet reflection, and gaining insight from the experience. This is an extremely practical book, presenting crucial life principles taken from observations of an everyday woodworking tool. You will be encouraged to discover simple things you can do to make your life and witness more effective.
John C. Rollins is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas and holds multiple patents in telecommunications. He is also an Eagle Scout, an amateur radio operator, and as you will find from reading this book, an avid woodworker. Over the past forty years, he has served as a Sunday school teacher, deacon, and lay leader in churches in Mississippi, Connecticut, and Texas. He has been married to his wife Dr. Dee Rollins for over forty-five years. They have two children and five grandchildren.