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Veronica Hunter
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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Miracle Man" by Dr. Dave Ferruolo.]
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5 out of 5 stars
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Aaron Robert Gossy, a Navy SEAL Chief tormented by PTSD, moral injury, and depression, is struggling to transition from his war-torn past to civilian life. As Aaron's discharge from the Navy looms, marking the end of his defined identity, he prepares for a final military flight, boarding the C-130 aircraft. Aaron is thrust into a nightmare when the plane experiences violent turbulence and crashes. Miraculously, he survived the crash, and now he is faced with either returning to his shattered old and hopeless past life or grabbing the profound change before him and striding forward into a new way of being that will help him in his spiritual and internal awakening. How will Aaron navigate through his new journey of spiritual awakening and healing? Read this transformative book by Dr. Dave Ferruolo.
 
Miracle Man by Dr. Dave Ferruolo presents a multi-layered narrative centered on the protagonist, Aaron, as he embarks on a profound journey of self-discovery, transformation, and a deeper understanding of life. The narrative emphasizes the interconnectedness of lives—how each individual’s stories and encounters weave together to form a larger tapestry of meaning. Through Aaron's physical and metaphysical journey, the story explores profound questions about existence and the human spirit. The book employs the themes of survival, spiritual awakening, and the quest for a meaningful and purposeful life, as well as the understanding and embracing of respective legacies. The book intricately weaves together events, characters, and places, creating a tapestry of interconnected webs of lives, beliefs, cultures, experiences, and a quest for understanding and purpose.
 
I admire the elder for not simply giving him all the answers to his question but rather allowing him to see things from a different lens and dimension, which helps him appreciate things and the experiences he had taken for granted. This helped Aaron see his experience as a soldier from a new perspective, giving credit to his own bravery and sacrifices as well as the need to forgive and be compassionate with himself and others. I also loved that he was taught in a way that provoked and made him curious to find the truth and learn more, and this helped him in this journey of self-discovery. This journey leads him to a convergence with Lila, where their paths meaningfully intersect amidst the chaos of war and personal demons. I also love how the author vividly describes Aaron's journey towards knowledge and spiritual enlightenment.
 
There is nothing I dislike about the book, as the author writes so beautifully that it feels like I am reading poetry. Additionally, the book is exceptionally well edited. 
 
I rate this book 5 out of 5 stars because I love how Aaron's journey has a guiding symbol. The ornate box serves as a central symbol in the narrative, guiding Aaron on his journey of self-discovery. These symbols represent the mysteries of existence and the ties to the past, driving Aaron to uncover deeper truths about his life and purpose. Readers who enjoy stories about spiritual journeys and enlightenment will find Aaron's path to self-discovery and transformation deeply engaging.

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Your review beautifully captures the depth and complexity of the narrative, highlighting the protagonist Aaron's journey of self-discovery and spiritual awakening.
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"Miracle Man" by Dr. Dave Ferruolo is a powerful exploration of PTSD and spiritual awakening. Aaron's journey from darkness to enlightenment is both moving and inspiring, offering profound insights into resilience and self-discovery.
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